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#412776 - 10/11/12 02:00 PM afterwards
JustScott Offline
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Registered: 01/28/08
Posts: 2614
Loc: Central PA
This is not my poem. I did not write it, but it is what I feel nearly every time...

I got it from HERE.


afterwards

now Iím a tiny bird

cold and quivering in your hands.


now Iím a small boy

lost in a department store thatís about to close.


seconds ago I was a lion in your bed

a storm blowing out your walls

jupiter crashing into venus

the climax of an opera

now Iím a little lost traveler

hiding in a land of giants

you could kill me with the flick of a finger

or a harsh word.


I need your protection in this moment

when Iím so open

so vulnerable

because this is when the phantoms come

this is when

the black wordless void where I was taken as a child

returns to claim me again

opening its dark mouth under my feet

pulling me down into its throat

sending me back in time to myself

showing me how small and alone I was

when it happened.


please donít abandon me now

not now

stay close

be with me

breathe with me

just give me a few minutes

and Iíll be the man you know again.

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#412847 - 10/12/12 01:20 AM Re: afterwards [Re: JustScott]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 4181
Loc: resettling in NE Ohio
amazing. can't say i enjoyed it , but can sure appreciate it - and feel it.
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How long, LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen?
Or cry out to you, ‚ÄúViolence!‚ÄĚ but you do not save?
Why do you make me look at injustice?
Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?...
Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails....
Habakkuk 1:2-3

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#412876 - 10/12/12 08:48 AM Re: afterwards [Re: JustScott]
peroperic2009 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3843
Loc: South-East Europe
Hey Scott,
we are real man and real man are felt fragile and vulnerable sometimes too, especially during the most intimate moments smile
It is beautiful poem!

Pero
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