Emotional Bonfire Raging
Battling inside, memories collide, hurting, cutting,
by RoseAnn V. Shawiak
tearing apart life.
Flying across the field of vision, touching only
long enough to hurt and anger, then they're on their
quest again, circularly terrifying the inner most
Wanting this unwanted terror to stop forever, it does
Wrenching apart the insides of a body, pulling,
twisting it like taffy.
Would love to step on it, stomp on it, to make it go
Nothing happens, as it continues controlling thoughts,
unable to stop.
Rage keeps building, firing the anger in ever-increasing
Being readied like a bonfire, to be set ablaze, trying
to push the memories and thoughts away, only seems to
increase their intensity, inside, trying to hide, but
This ferris-hell-wheel will not let one get off.
Slipping, sliding, trying to get away from it, thoughts
come rushing, pushing their way up.
Jump. Jump off and die, peace filling once again.
Seeing the possibility clearly, of getting rid of it
permanently, memories painful, shattering, heeding
the call, slipping into peaceful death as a body falls