About the Poem
I lay awake one night thinking about what people may go through when their time on Earth has finally elapsed. For these, I pity.
|by Angie Cooper
As darkness nears
I feel the bitter air
Invade my lungs.
My breathing labors
As the night's chill
Sucks the life out of me.
Slowly, I drift away
Light-headedness fills my soul
My every move a mechanical dream.
I am fading fast
Fading into a world of blackness
A world of death.
Haunting laughter echoes in my ears
Ringing louder, louder still
I cover my ears - the pain too intense.
I let out a scream,
Panicked and shrill,
But the silence engulfed in and nobody heard.
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