Nieninque Nohin

Rookie (7th December 1986)

The Container - Poem by Nieninque Nohin

There's no-one there
As I cannot let it so
The black gas is contained within
My lungs & heartfelt melancholy.

Solitary purgatory
Imprisoned by the walls
Of my mind
Broken bricks laid on
Foundations of pain.

Purgatory as in it is
not hell. A hell I could
Justify, dwelling in pain
Security in knowing
There's nowhere left to fall.

Feeling small, and confused,
and scared.

What if this is all
Could the massochist that once scourged the flesh now need deeper ways to purify her soul?

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 14, 2006

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