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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

primal fear

primal fear
ungrounding me;
I tread en pointe
in minefields —
eggshells of your
silence, and anger

primal fear
deafening me
I hear my heart
galloping — thud —
like rapid fire
in my chest, and ears

primal fear
scaring me;
I revert to me
from darkened years
rejected by words,
and absence, and neglect

primal fear
hijacks me
I freeze, awaiting —
my love — the threat,
approaching danger
I die, and die again

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