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Internally Struggling (Friday Night Poetry Corner #187)

Samantha Keely Smith
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Good evening everyone and welcome to another Friday Night Poetry Corner. This week, this fantastic poet name Kristen Early has a sensual joint that I know y’all will enjoy. It’s called “Internally Struggling.”  Please visit her blog and read more of her good work!

Headwraps & Durags

Silence is not golden.

It gives my mind the confidence it needs to wander,

Wander to uncharted lands, 

Wander into the deepest, darkest depths

and leave me stranded at sea.

Silence is dangerous.

It awakens all kinds of demons.

Demons of doubt and concern

Ideas so irrational when spoken aloud 

yet real enough to let the anxiety set in.

Silence is a blank canvas.

It lets my thoughts paint their own picture of reality.

Its a slippery slope of fear that constantly sends my head in a spin.

I push out the silence with any and everything.

Music, keep it blaring through the night.

Alcohol, I hold my shot glass tight.

Fill it up, fill it up, until my mind goes numb.

Sex, the physical penetration distracts from my mind’s overstimulation.

It’s hard to freak out when each stroke let’s the freak out. 

Don’t walk away.

Bring…

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wonder often by Dawning Words (Friday Night Poetry Corner #185)

iceland travel | Wander Often, Wonder Always
Wander Often, Wonder Always

 

Good evening everyone and welcome to another Friday Night Poetry Corner. This week we are humbled to have this reflective piece of good writing called “wonder often” by Dawning Words. Please visit this poet’s page and I ensure you, you won’t be disappointed.

Dawning Words

Wander far and
wonder often.
Soar above and through the boundaries
separating you
from the other side
where you want to be,
where you are meant to be,
where you will find
the path leading through the winding
trees and valleys
of your soul, to your heart
and until you find it
wonder often
and wander far
through and through.

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A SIGH (Friday Night Poetry Corner #174)

 

 

Welcome, everyone to another Poetry Corner but this time, it’s on a Saturday. This poem here by a poet who goes by Tranquil Mountain is a beautiful work of writing. The name of it is called “A Sigh.” Please visit this poet’s page and read more of her works!

Tranquil Mountain

Look at the colorful scenery,
Smell the fresh greenery;
So many places to be,
In this open country.
Streets of tar;
A midnight star,
The ten-acre lake side;
Visual senses satisfied,
The good with the bad;
The happy and the sad,
Have you ever been a happy bride?
Experience that blissful ride?
After all of that energy high,
Just take a relief sigh;
Did you ever cry?

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