Haunt

Like a ghost
You follow me
Like a nightmare
You visit me
Day and night
When I sleep
Or lie awake
When I dream of goodness
You creep in
Like a ghust of cold wind
In a warm windowless room
You make me shiver
Inside out, skin and bones

You occupy a lot of space
Like a pile of old newspapers
Dusty and torn
In the basement
Dark and cold
Old headlines
Old drama
Old puzzles
Unsolved, outdated
Waiting for the light
For the door to open
To be junked or burned

I wait for the day
When I can finally
Laugh while you burn.

Dance

image by earthempress.com
image by earthempress.com

Dance

With the wind

Sway

But don’t break

Dance

With the waves

Swim

Don’t ever sink

Dance

With your heart

Love

But don’t fall

Dance

With this life

Live

Don’t ever falter

 

 

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Hello 2016! Hello Project 366!

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Day 4: Project 366 | Dance