The Demon Within

I lay here exhausted,

Through a sleepless night I wandered,

My eyes clamped shut I hoped,

That this demon would not break through,

That my power,

However small,

Would pull me through the darkness,

And yet I lay here,

Exhausted,

For it waited for me on the other end,

And with a snarl so deep,

It pounced,

Taking me to the floor once more.

 

Hayley Geri 2017 ©

 

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Author: dreamingofluminousthings

Hey I'm Hayley. 25. Australian. Female. Poet/Writer. Writing is my greatest outlet. It is my passion and my escape from an often twisted reality.

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