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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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

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      Missy Smith 2 years 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 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      I can feel this. Very well expressed.

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      RTalloni 2 years ago from the short journey

      Too real for too many people!