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Author Name: Freedumblonde_amy 4 Comments
Date Added: September 25, 2017 16:09:13 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
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Colourless
I don't always wash my hands
after doing messy things
and I wake from sleep in a panic
when my stained limbs go numb.
 
I watch to see which of my branches
will turn yellow first,
now that I've stopped 
polishing away the refuse.
 
I can sense the shift slowly
in my addled mind
as I consume rusted substance
for it's momentary highs.
 
I am terrified to ever discover
that my indulgences
will render me more and more colourless,
until I can no longer feel much at all.

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeMaya on November 15, 2017 02:59:44 PM Report
My highs on capturing autumn before I go catatonic....
Comment By: FreeMaya on November 15, 2017 02:58:00 PM Report


Comment By: ModeratorJillian K. Alexis on October 14, 2017 03:58:40 PM Report

Very nice write, Amy.  I look forward to reading more of your work.

 

 

Jillian

Comment By: Freenoah count on September 30, 2017 12:50:29 PM Report
Now, now....there's nothing amiss to wear a tad of patina...it builds character, or should I say, shows.....not that you need much help in that dept.  






 


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