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Sleeper

by Dawn M Williams

I am a sleeper
Waking to the reality
Of a burning world;
A heart reduced to ashes,
A soul engulfed by the
Flames of the burning day.
Silence, torturous, unearthly-
Unheavenly, daming, cold and harsh;
A blue heat eating away
At the souls of mankind
As they look blindly on
At the distruction and chaos
They have perpetuated.

03/04/2002

Posted on 03/04/2002
Copyright © 2020 Dawn M Williams

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gregory O'Neill on 11/29/06 at 11:28 PM

Enjoyed this, thanks for the read!

Posted by Kerowyn Rose on 10/27/12 at 10:55 PM

Congrats on POTD! I love the rhythm of this. Thanks for sharing. :-)

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