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Punched In The Face

A free verse poem about mental illness and flashbacks. This is specially about one day when my whole day was ruined because of a flashback.

By Talia DevoraPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Punched In The Face
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I jumped out of bed,

saw the rising sun,

and bam!

I got punched in the face.

The bright, light morning

became a dark, gloomy one

in one quick snap;

A frightening flashback

wiped away my energy.

I hopped out

of the steamy, hot shower,

and saw a bloody hand

right in front of me;

I got punched in the face!

I went on a mental rollercoaster

a long, wild, and fast one.

I got off the mental rollercoaster,

and unexpectedly found something unwarranted;

I got punched in the face!

The whole day

went from warm and sunny

to cold, rainy, stormy, foggy, and frosty;

a negative memory

came to nip me in the butt again!

I rested quietly on the bus,

looked out the window

when I saw another bloody hand

in front of me;

I got punched in the face!

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Talia Devora

Poetess, visual artist and lifestyle/quiz writer! My pastimes include reading, sleeping, gaming, music, fitness, etc! Be yourselves, be kind and value life! Let's connect and be friends!

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  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    oh yeah, I feel this all too well

  • Mariann Carrollabout a year ago

    Sending you hugs ❤️

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