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Twister: A Poem

Updated on October 14, 2015
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HL Keeley has received a Bachelors Degree in Middle Grades Education. She has just completed her first year teaching.

I am living in a tornado.

Constant thoughts are circling me

Choking me.

Irrational fears

Hopes

Dreams

Choking Me.

Even lying in bed the tornado stays.

I just want to go to a bunker and hide from the tornado.

I cannot escape it.

I cannot run from it.

The times I feel that I have finally escaped

The tornado pulls me back in screaming.

I am sorry for how I am.

I am in a constant state of fear,

Fear of sucking you too into my tornado

How can you escape a tornado?

Stay away from it.

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      Dianna Mendez 22 months ago

      There are people out there who can relate to these words. It is sad but true. You really captured the soul cry on this emotional twister.

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      Tijani Achamlal 23 months ago from Morocco

      Wow nice poem and nice write. I really enjoyed this work of yours. I look forward to reading and enjoying more of your thoughts put to paper. Bravo!!

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      Surabhi Kaura 23 months ago

      Yes, I agree with all the comments. Very nicely expressed.

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      Missy Smith 23 months ago from Florida

      I agree with Jodah. You can feel the meaning of this poem well. I think maybe, that all of us has experienced similar feelings in life at some point.

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      John Hansen 23 months ago from Queensland Australia

      I can feel this. Very well expressed.

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      RTalloni 23 months ago from the short journey

      Too real for too many people!