#209 of 365 – “thunder”

“thunder”

 

my soul is itchy and uncomfortable

stuffed inside my achy skin

 

mangled thoughts and feelings

like bent up wire deep within

 

a rain of jagged metal truths

take aim from all around

 

as shields of panic and denial

shatter to the ground

 

this noise is thunder in a crowded room

of madness gone to pieces

 

where my lies bleed out and die

beneath the lash of what life teaches

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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3 Responses to #209 of 365 – “thunder”

  1. Starralee says:

    As always, I’m nearly struck dumb by your powerful imagery: “bent up wire deep within”–accurate perfection, I can feel it; along with the noise in this poem–and the “madness gone to pieces”. It’s almost terrible that such turmoil can be presented in exquisitely beautiful writing.

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