I Can't Wake Up

by stormingdance (Jessica)   Jul 2, 2017


I thought I had made it out
The other side
Barely scratched
But breathing
Locked away, defeated
My inner demons
But now I'm afraid
I've locked myself up with them
And I can't wake up
From this living nightmare

The line between
Reality and nightmares
Blurs
And I can't wake up

I can't wake up

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  • 3 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Jessica,

    I'm so used to reading your imaginative formed fusions that it's almost a shock to see you write in 'simple' free verse! However, I do like this dark little write; well done.

    Take care,

    Ben

  • 3 months ago

    by Em

    Powerful!!

  • 3 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    Wow, this is beautiful, Jess! I love it. So relatable and this is excellently written. I love the emphasis at the end.

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