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Void
She sways in the haze.
         Foggy mind, distorted vision,
                   some invisible pain tearing her from within and a vague pressure surrounding her.
      It holds her,
   drags her,
drowns her,
                                    with arms of oppressing silence, threatening to engulf her,
                           leaving behind nothing
                                       but
                                             nothing.
An unseen tsunami crashing on a fragile shore, shredding villages in the
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Literature
Scraps
The shavings drifted unnoticed to the ground -
scraps of vulnerability, pain, shame-
lacerations beneath the skin,
painted over again and again
to the point where you can almost pretend they never existed in the first place.
You see, when you half-halfheartedly swept away my shredded soul
they slipped into the cracks -
the scraps that you deemed insignificant-
left to fester,
sinking deeper and
deeper
into concealment.
I “moved on” -
changed landscapes, changed mindsets, and began anew -
a seemingly white canvas ready to be painted into something beautiful.
Little did I know that like a poltergeist from a cheesy 80’s flick,
the scraps came with me -
dragged in like mud caked on the bottom of my shiny, pink sneakers.
And just when I began to feel secure again,
a girl’s airy voice whispered “They’re back”.
The camouflaging white paint peels back
releasing the floods of yesterday
and leaving me exposed -
a bare child in the eye of a storm.
As the
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Lyn Griffin
Artist | Student | Varied
United States
Freeing my passion through any creative means - paint, pencil, poetry, music
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Kniggets-Could-Have Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
:party: Happy Birthday! :cake:
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Kniggets-Could-Have Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
welcome to DA :happybounce:
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