Jennifer Ottinger

Rookie (8/10/94 / St. Paul)

Demised Creature - Poem by Jennifer Ottinger

So far beneath the surface
The coffin surrounding
Air slowly escaping
Mouth going dry
Eyes glazing over
The dream feels surreal
Crying out so loud
No one hears a thing
Ignoring her every scream
Blood in her veins slow
Skin peals from her pink cheeks
They were the death of her

Where have you been?
Your late to my funeral
How could you?
When you put me in this coffin

My life was nothing
Not even a tear of remorse
You broke me down
Brought me back as a creature
heartless, soulless, breathless
Then my existence was ripped
Just kill me, put me out
My flame has already died

Where have you been?
Your late to my funeral
How could you?
When you put me in this coffin

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  • Saadat Tahir (8/21/2012 1:32:00 PM)


    very touching and emotive
    from a professionals perspective a caring feeling heart is revealed..

    great!
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 21, 2011


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