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Pocket Watch Heart MAG

May 16, 2013
By FauxedTea BRONZE, Denver, Pennsylvania
FauxedTea BRONZE, Denver, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
'We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.' -Andre Berthiaume

Tick, tick, tick
The pocket watch of your heart
As you slumber
On cushions of searing reality
Wrapped in a blanketed dream.

Your paper thin skin
Ripples with each
Spurt of inhalation
While hair-covered ears
Run to and fro
Listening to the unheard.

Sleepy rainwater warmth runs
Off of you in waves.
And a tongue lulling
Like the unconscious brain
Click, click, clicks
Between sharp stone teeth
Under a dry nose.

Time slows in
Sealed pearl eyes
And claws twitch
Slightly to the rhythm
Of the
Tick, tick, tick.
Time halts.

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on May. 17 2013 at 8:36 pm
writingriver05 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"Reach for the moon, even if you miss you'll land amongst the stars."

Amazing! this is so beatuiful tell me how did you come up with a poem like this?