poet Naomi Hartnell

Naomi Hartnell

Only Sleep Numbs My Pain

Glass eyed,
destistute stares,
savagely consumed by this empty space.
I cry pleading to the hollowness of,
these four bleak walls,
but i do not hear, nor see another living soul,
only the reflection of my despairing face.

I question my exsistence,
my tongue coated with the sour,
taste of my own termination.
Thoughts shattered aspirations torn,
deseased with this on going,
feeling of devastation.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 11, 2007
Poem Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011

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  • Mark Jarrad (9/18/2009 5:51:00 AM)

    This poem makes me feel like i want to give you a big hug.lol... it makes me feel for you.. and i think any poem or song that makes a person feel emotional is very good, your poems seem to come from the heart and seem to be personal accounts of what you are feeling yourself..am i right?

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