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"Now" by Eric Wayne Flynn

Updated on September 16, 2014
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"Now"

On the precipice of the dawn

The new me

Lying awake in my old room

The very cliff, that very edge

The same spot where lightning strikes

Over and over and over again

Defying the laws

The rules; our ceiling made of stone

Eyes chisel away to carve out a statue

An artist

An idea

A dream

A life

Escaping into the dark corners of the mind

Suspended in space

Floating away

Finding itself in it's revolution, the comeback

The pact it made with itself, the plan

Configured on a stairwell in an empty corridor

Concrete echoes; a thud from a skull

Followed by a mantra of pain

The soft whisper into a silent scream

Into the jaws, teeth tight with grit

Feeling the pressure, the weight of all of it

Down on me

Down are we

If ye go deep enough down we see

The light from the pit

The first chance at a second chance

The soul lost in sensory, the lustful loins of sin

Ye who lost his way, can now begin again

Free to walk down the path where no one dare to go

Unwavering in the quest for all it is that we need not know

Following fear with a mirror

To the depths

To the bottom

To the abyss

To the grave

Suffering
Suffering
Suffering

How does it feel?


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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thank you Saqib, I haven't read this one myself since I wrote it. I too, enjoyed the continuity and rhythm on the reread. Thanks for the kind words and the visit.

      EWF

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      SAQIB 2 years ago from HYDERABAD PAKISTAN

      Liked it. Nice Continuity and Rythm I found !!

      REGARDS

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks Jamie, glad you stopped by.

      EWF

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

      Awesome poetry Eric, well done. Jamie

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks Jodah, i cant recall writing this, but i did, sub consciousness i guess.

      EWF

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      You sure dived down deep in this one Eric. Good work.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks Dana, i will keep diving. Thanks for the visit as always,

      EWF

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      Dana Tate 2 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      Loved it. Very deep.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Ha, thank you for stopping by Frank.

      EWF

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 2 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks again Mary.

      EWF

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      maryspaul 2 years ago from ASIA

      Lovely work! Thanks for sharing.

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      wow this was actually pretty good