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What ̶I̶ ̶w̶i̶s̶h̶ I did

a serious limerick

By R.C. TaylorPublished 11 months ago 1 min read
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What  ̶I̶ ̶w̶i̶s̶h̶  I did
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one night you screamed at me until I had a panic attack and kept screaming

̶I̶ ̶b̶r̶o̶k̶e̶ ̶u̶p̶ ̶w̶i̶t̶h̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶,̶ ̶c̶a̶l̶l̶e̶d̶ ̶m̶y̶ ̶b̶e̶s̶t̶ ̶f̶r̶i̶e̶n̶d̶s̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶c̶h̶ ̶m̶e̶ ̶w̶h̶i̶l̶e̶ ̶I̶ ̶w̶a̶s̶ ̶s̶t̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶r̶e̶e̶l̶i̶n̶g̶

it felt out of nowhere, the tidal shift in you. you apologized. I forgave you.

̶i̶t̶ ̶w̶a̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶b̶i̶l̶l̶o̶w̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶r̶e̶d̶ ̶f̶l̶a̶g̶ ̶t̶h̶a̶t̶ ̶I̶ ̶i̶m̶m̶e̶d̶i̶a̶t̶e̶l̶y̶ ̶u̶s̶e̶d̶ ̶a̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶p̶a̶r̶a̶c̶h̶u̶t̶e̶ ̶ ̶

then I began to lose myself, body moving, mind sleep-walk dreaming

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About the Creator

R.C. Taylor

Part-time daydreamer. Full-time dork.

Follow along for stories about a little bit of everything (i.e. adventure and other affairs of the heart).

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  • Holly Pheni11 months ago

    Very deep, I felt this one. Great job and I love how the options are crossed out in lieu of what was chosen. I hope this gets a top story spot.

  • Leslie Writes11 months ago

    Such unique and innovative style. Well done!

  • Gina C.11 months ago

    I really love your style! Amazing limerick! 😍

  • Heather Hubler11 months ago

    Oh that was full of emotion. And loved the crossed out lines, added such a great punch to the meaning. Great work!

  • Donna Renee11 months ago

    Wow, Rachel! This one is so impactful! ❤️

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