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Forsaken (poem)

Updated on September 4, 2014

I woke alone in this forsaken place

Uncertain of the hour the sun had fled

Discomfort has me in its cold embrace

The very walls now whisper of a dread

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My heart is beating seeking some escape

My mind is clouded how did I get here

Our past alas is shrouded by some drape

Whose covers hover near my present fear

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My silence has awakened distant sound

I swear I feel its foul breath come my way

Its shadow soon consuming all around

There’s nothing left for me except to pray

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And there in prayer the shadow let me free

To share a night that happened once to …

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      Will what happens next make the situation worse? What a scary situation you created!

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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      Scary! You've created atmosphere to make the skin crawl. Great illustrations too.

      Ann

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      Victor W. Kwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

      Intense!

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