Sarah Jane Black

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I was born into a broken family. But it would seem that most of us were in this day.
My mom held us together like tattered glue holding splintered wood stuck in the shape of a block. She made a world built entirely of our own imagination. We glimpsed the Beast, but never truly conceptionalized what roamed through life with us. Then, it all came out. Years of pretending, years of denial in ... more »

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  • Debbie iverson (10/17/2012 3:35:00 PM)

    What a great poem. Keep sharing that talent. Love you

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Blinded Mindless

WE think.
We are not mindless,
Yet somehow we sneak into the pretense
That we are.

It’s how They view us—
Nothing can help the pre-paid perception.

We move side to side—
A snake streaking through the burnt sand of the Hot Lands

As time shakes, and our minds quiet into the hum
That They have set for us...
We realize that We want to be free.
With each swipe of imprisonment,
This idea becomes clearer.

Yet we continue...
As the days go by We wonder why we do what we do
We don’t view our lives as a misfortunate deed placed upon ...

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