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Roshni D'Souza


Introspection


Journey into depth of soul,
slippery slope or mere hell-hole;
taken despite wary warning
finds may cause massive mourning.

Reaching, rasping, regurgitating;
finding, feeling, formulating
thoughts unseen, untold, unknown,
long forgotten and forlorn.

Raped by my own regret;
insulted by my intellect;
scarred by scathing sarcasm;
flailing, falling into chasm.

Beaten, broken, left for dead;
blatant bleeding in my head;
holding heart in trembling hand;
regretting journey in this land.

Journey long and journey cold;
jarring, jolting, journey old;
turning over every stone;
journey taken all alone.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Edited: Saturday, April 25, 2009

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