Poem – She bangs on the door

With all the desperation and power

Of a young woman trapped in a love gone bad

She bangs on the door

Such energy when released into the universe

Attempts to reach whatever it can and destroy

He feels the vibration coming through the floor

 

Sitting on the couch

All sound from the world around him blocked

By the music in his ears

The Sound so thick

It is as he is adrift in it

But still the message received by his feet

Is all too clear

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Poem The Walk

I always walk this way

Eyes soaking up

Every single once of grey

Surrounded by people

But everyone

Ignores me

I remember the days

Full of friends

When everyone adored me

Some how it all went wrong

Now even in this crowd

I stand in isolation

Forever reaching out

But not too far

For fear someone

Might finally see me

And I will be exposed

For everything that I am

Including the things

I pretend not to be

The sun dances on me

Like a warm hand

Trying to comfort

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