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No Choice Left

Poetry From a Broken Heart

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The voices scream words at me

Coldness always caresses my skin

Fear is injected into my body's veins

I loose track of where all I've been 


They coax and plead me to join them

I fight back and never win

I'm denied my choice of freedom

I ready myself to sin


The scratching against my skull

feels as if it might crack shortly

Getting me to this point was easy

making it feel so courtly


I follow as they lead me

The cliff is high and I lose my breath

I dive off toward the dark waters

Understanding I had no choice left

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