Jonny Brackney

Rookie (September 26th,1988 / Louisville, Kentucky)

Knocking - Poem by Jonny Brackney

when I was a boy,
sleep came with ease.
my limbs would fall softly
swelling with comfort
injected with lazy joy.
as I grew older,
a knocking came.
fading in
with the dark
slowly drowning, till dawn.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 13, 2011


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