Lull


First night of the year and I’m contemplating suicide,

second night and my parents are in another fight,

Tensions rise.

Because even when I close my eyes

There are deeper shadows and darker colors

than defeated fathers and stressed out mothers.

And they swarm and shift,

they twirl and twist.

till I’m caught in their dark dance–

lulled numb in the womb of poisoned romance . . .

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My life is one of words. I am a scribbler, whose thoughts are best expressed through adjectives and phrases and punctuation marks. I would not go so far as to call myself a writer, although many would disagree. I’m characterized more by my unfinished works and half-embodied ideas, scraps of stories and parts of poems. Maybe one day I’ll be a writer, but I’m okay with being a scribbler right now. It fits my personality and style, and best expresses my aims. I’m not trying to create some lofty version of literature. I’m just a kid blogging about life. View all posts by thefreescribbler

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