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Artwork courtesy of: http://www.yuumeiart.com/

Artwork courtesy of: http://www.yuumeiart.com/

I follow Yuumei both on Deviant Art and Instagram. Please go see her beautiful artwork; inspirational.


Denial hangs over the mind like a veil,

Separating man from woe

Body from Death.

Unraveling in reality’s harsh gale.

 

Keeping the days long and the nights longer,

Consuming mind and soul

Consuming heart

Unraveling as darkness grows stronger

 

Unspoken words escape in tendrils of smoke

Swirling pain or elation

Phantoms manifest

Unraveling emotions one longed to revoke.

 

Be still oh heart, refrain from the road traveled

Lest pain follows

Despair pursues

And the heart lies completely unraveled.

 

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About Nthato Morakabi

Nthato Morakabi is a South African born, published author working as a Technical Writer for Everlytic and a writer for Gamecca Magazine. He has published short stories both internationally and locally, and is hoping to publish a novel in the near future. He is an avid read, inspired blogger, and an aspiring digital artist.

4 responses »

  1. Wonderful poem! The picture is lovely as well.

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  2. Pingback: Through the Looking Glass | A-Scribe To Describe

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