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#412776 - 10/11/12 10:00 AM afterwards
JustScott Offline
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Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2590
This is not my poem. I did not write it, but it is what I feel nearly every time...

I got it from HERE.


now I知 a tiny bird

cold and quivering in your hands.

now I知 a small boy

lost in a department store that痴 about to close.

seconds ago I was a lion in your bed

a storm blowing out your walls

jupiter crashing into venus

the climax of an opera

now I知 a little lost traveler

hiding in a land of giants

you could kill me with the flick of a finger

or a harsh word.

I need your protection in this moment

when I知 so open

so vulnerable

because this is when the phantoms come

this is when

the black wordless void where I was taken as a child

returns to claim me again

opening its dark mouth under my feet

pulling me down into its throat

sending me back in time to myself

showing me how small and alone I was

when it happened.

please don稚 abandon me now

not now

stay close

be with me

breathe with me

just give me a few minutes

and I値l be the man you know again.

#412847 - 10/11/12 09:20 PM Re: afterwards [Re: JustScott]
traveler Offline

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3645
Loc: somewhere in Africa
amazing. can't say i enjoyed it , but can sure appreciate it - and feel it.
"Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself... And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity." - Paulo Coelho

#412876 - 10/12/12 04:48 AM Re: afterwards [Re: JustScott]
peroperic2009 Offline

Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3649
Loc: South-East Europe
Hey Scott,
we are real man and real man are felt fragile and vulnerable sometimes too, especially during the most intimate moments smile
It is beautiful poem!

My story


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