M.J. Henderson


30 seconds of me


I’m falling.
As I fall I see faces.
Half I know,
And either love them to bits,
Or don’t appreciate them for who they are.

The others,
Are the unknown.
Figures of my future,
Or my past.

The faces fly past me as I’m falling.
As they go past,
They say things.
Things that I want,
Or need.

They promise to make,
The pain go away,
To fix my broken heart.
They say they can give me,
A gun,
A knife,
And even a bridge.

Then the faces disappear,
And darkness enfolds me,
I’m picking up speed,
And I see the ground.

It’s getting closer,
And closer.

Then BANG!

I wake up.

Submitted: Thursday, October 13, 2011
Edited: Thursday, May 16, 2013

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  • Rookie M.j. Henderson (1/3/2012 6:03:00 AM)

    : D thanks 4 all ur lovely comments [3 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 55 Points Abhimanyu Kumar.s (1/3/2012 4:16:00 AM)

    very sweet dear. keep growing. lots of love. abhimanyu kumar.s (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 125 Points Romeo Della Valle (10/26/2011 9:04:00 PM)

    Brilliant! A well penned and amazing write that clearly gives you away! Great poetic talent you have been blessed with! 10+++ Keep it up, Mandy! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! ... If time permits, please check my most recent posted poem titled: Like a Butterfly, hoping you enjoy! .... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie M.j. Henderson (10/25/2011 9:13:00 PM)

    thanks. i still havent hit the ground (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Geoffrey Ngoima Ndegwa. (10/24/2011 1:55:00 AM)

    Man, that is some dream! Suggestions, promises.... Nicely written.... (Report) Reply

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