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Prey


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This is poetry I wrote this morning. It is dark and not beautiful but this is how I express my heartache. Inspired by something happening in my life right now. Please close if you are bothered I will speak sunshine another day.

 

Prey

 

Round and round and round we go,

A cursed circle with no control.

Weaving a web as it moves around,

Looking for trusting hearts and souls to be found.

It spins with no effort and catches its' prey,

Waiting and lying and hiding each day.

Then it spins its' catch in a safe, warm cocoon,

Laughing as he relishes the next meal coming soon.

You lie helpless and warm not a worry not a care,

Because you have no idea that you are deep in his lair.

There he nourishes you and feeds you his warm meal of lies,

Keeping you safe and well serviced...His own plan he denies.

Building and growing a bond and a trust,

Filling your dreams with what seems magical dust.

Soon there is movement and the circle speeds up,

As he spins his web to catch a new unknowing pup.

He gingerly tucks her neat and trusting in a new fluffy bed,

Not knowing behind her the innocence will shed.

It's now that I open my eyes to peer out,

To see the light fading quickly,

And there is no way out. 

He rises and pierces the heart of his prey,

Excruciating, awareness no words can convey.

He devours every trust every dream and all that is good,

leaving you desperate for salvation but no one could.

Discarding the shell of who you once were,

He tip toes back and whispers to her.

 

Tracy Miller

4-23-2017

 

 

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As usual Tracy I love your poetry, the world is not all sunshine and emotions have to go outward or you'll curl up around them which is very bad for you.  So glad you have found a way to send this stuff out of yourself.

 

We hear and love you "this too shall pass"

 

I know you'll find a way forward.

Hugs

-Heather

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Tracy, that was very difficult to read through the tears in my eyes.  Heather is so right in telling you that you're finding a healthy way to deal with life's hard times.  And also about going forward; you have the strength to get through this sadness.  There are many better days ahead of you, my friend.  Lots of hugs  Image result for to all my friends

 

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Wow! This is the first time I've heard of // read your poetry. So deep and profound. You should express yourself through poetry more often. Beautiful!

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Tracy, I have often written poems to clean up the dark thoughts in my mind.  Sometimes I come across one and wonder how it all went.  Life is sometimes hard and cruel and we do struggle to survive.  Thank you for expressing this feeling for us in a way that speaks to our hearts..

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