Dark, Freestyle, Poetry, Writing

A Nightmare

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Infuriated screams explode all around me, 

Detonating one after another like a field of bombs

Broken sobs fill in the stagnant air like miasma, 

Their wavering notes reaching a twisted crescendo

Cruel insults tossed back and forth between lovers, 

As if they’re merely the makings of a childish game

A devilish dance that carries on without a care, 

Played continuously like a record on repeat

A dream that takes root within a fragile mind, 

A haunting nightmare I can never fully wake from

© 17 January 2020, by Haley Scully


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