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Nocturnal Paranoia
mot_juste

one flick of this trigger
 1
sends a millisecond click
 2
echoing through my skull
 3
every subatomic particle
 4
synchronized
 5
begging for this life
 6
as a slow moving droplet
 7
glides down my face
 8
whether a sorrowful tear
 9
bidding farewell to this world
 10
or maybe bitter sweat
 11
of surfaced fears
 12
from staring unabashedly
 13
down this hollow barrel
 14
where haplessly indoctrinated fools
 15
see a bullet that i refuse to bite
 16
a fictitious incentive
 17
leaving them only gunpowder
 18
and no teeth to devour
 19
life, like a rug
 20
ripped out from beneath
 21
sanity led me to reality
 22
a world where south is north
 23
my compass is gone
 24
and i become increasingly mad
 25
with each passing day
 26
give me rhythm to dance my way
 27
safely into the arms of another
 28
past these ghastly faces
 29
hiding in the shadows
 30
who've come to take me away
 31
i weep to leave, and i bleed to stay.
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12 Feb 07

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I  really like the momentum that this poem gathers, as well as the power of the voice - maybe look a little at punctuating, but i can see why you haven't - very well worth reading.
 — opal

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