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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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2nd Annual St. Louis Author Invitational

Hey everyone! I will be in St. Louis, MO showcasing my books at this amazing event sponsored by Some Unique Magazine LLC. Any authors in the greater St. Louis area you need to check this out immediately!

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More from the upcoming book Shadow Within A City-Ghost Squad Apocalypse

Siccarco, ill-tempered member of the infamous Ghost squad of the Midwest City Police Department. His locality and fearlessness is beyond approach. Look for more about him in the upcoming book–Shadow Within A City “Ghost Squad’s Apocalypse” written by K. G. Bethlehem & F. Kenneth Taylor.

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Coming out in the early spring of 2019

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