701 Dawn Part 1 [02 May 2005]

The darkness swallowed me whole,
embracing me with its icy tendrils
that mock a lover’s tenuous hold.
Dare I not to speak out,
to hear my own voice echoing,
thus was I caged
within a prison self-built.

© Johanna Fugitt 2017

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Member of Spokane Taiko. Poet. Karaoke singer. Love cats and baseball.
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