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the day

(after)

By Sara Published 4 months ago 1 min read
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you will

wake up

and close your eyes

again

just because you can.

you will wonder

if your heart

is beating

because you barely

feel it,

double check

the locks

for no reason.

twice.

you will

look over

your shoulder

to make sure

the devil

didn’t follow

you home

and take the

black streaks

off your face.

yesterday will sit

on the counter

along with coffee mugs

turned cold

and linger.

you will try

to forget

by doing

normal things

but your body

will remind you

because it will never

go still

and your jaw

will stay clenched.

what if the night

begins when it is over

and you need to live

again?

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About the Creator

Sara

Don’t look for love.

Be love.

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  • Poppy 4 months ago

    “yesterday will sit on the counter along with coffee mugs turned cold and linger.” That 👏🏼 is 👏🏼 perfect👏🏼 This was a brilliant poem and deserves a top story!!

  • Hannah Moore4 months ago

    Your jaw will stay clenched. Nothing is without consequence.

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