Awakening
from another nightmare
not too frightening but
leaving her breathing
deeply with stones
in her chest.
Heavy load

Sweat running
down her spine
no sleep now
just pictures
slowly fading
leaving no visible trace.

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Too deep to remember

She gets up
tired and tumbling
she enters into
the daylight
sweeping the shadows away
with the washing up.
Feeling safe – for the moment …

Words by Elange all rights reserved

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