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Bedroom: A Poem

It is no longer a place of comfort for me.

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Bedroom

Please be advised that this piece contains mentions of self-harm that may be found upsetting tosome readers.


Four sword adorned lapis lazuli walls.

Two tick marks in the paint by the head of my bed.

One queen sized mattress covered with a cocoa color comforter.


One oaken night table, teeming with ten knives,

one, in particular, spotted on the tip with

three rusty-scarlet stains.


Two high priced and emptied bottles of alcohol on an oak dresser.

One glass display case containing

antique artifacts: mammoth teeth, turquoise crested daggers.


And yet the room is filled only

with unending agony.

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