Samuel Stuart Pennell
Samuel Stuart Pennell Poems
- The Gods Were Illuminated I walk into my room, the door ...
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The Gods Were Illuminated
I walk into my room,
the door shuts behind me.
I am in my own world
I kick off my shoes,
-they lie in a geometric pattern
on the floor
I am 16 years old.
It is snowing,
it is dark,
and the god of December
has fallen across this land.
The snow swirls and swirls and swirls,
endlessly and forever in my inner darkness.
'God, I hope we don't have school tomorrow, ' I think to myself
I know all 16 year olds think this very thought,
but somehow it is different when I think it.
I am different, and alone-
Alone, and ...