Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Fold by fold,

Layer by layer;

In my soul,

Under my skin.

What lays in my mind,

Remains unknown;

Ready to scream,

Prepared to run—

From another situation,

Dragging me in.


For just a bit—


My heart has been slit;

Pushing deeper,

Blood trickles down.

Ending the fight,

As my body gives in;

Throw me over,

Spit me out.

I stand on the edge;

Tempting you, I see.

Shove a little harder,

And set me free.

I’m about ready to give in,

Ready to die.

Give me a reason,

And I will vanish—

Out of sight,

Out of mind.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Written in 2003

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