Manonton Dalan

(virginia, usa)

Waiting For Smile


sharp claws rake her chest
so angry it tore all her flesh
tears falling won't subside
me too it broke my heart
i have a faint smile, i hide
fearful what else will part

i didn't notice snow falling
nor cold so terrible evening
my thought i wish i could share
pain, fear and anger to bear
deep in me i keep my weep
i was too tired; captured sleep

i want to scream to sky high
darkness, muted pulsating sigh
i heard myself, laughter echoes
empty eyes deep in its hollows
where are those wings i ask
wet, weary, helpless, i gasp

...next when sun shines thru
venetian blinds, i see glow
short but it does worth a wait
i am ease with breathe refresh
as snow start to melt from window
soothing my pain so as my sorrow

Submitted: Monday, January 27, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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