When The Soul Is Lost – Jack Neece

Today on HL&M, Jack Neece. ❤ Stop by and give her a warm welcome.

Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen

I am a small thing now
I am a thing you won’t even notice at first
I am whisper as a passerby brushes up against you and doesn’t say a word
I am the twitch in your hand as your fist balls instinctively
I burn small fires in your subconscious
I am the wind that turns your head when you smell the ocean and haven’t been near water in years

You can almost see my face when you look in the mirror
You turn away and rationalize yourself back into uncomfortable skin

I am your wild core
Like lava I will eventually pour from you

You adjust your glasses and fix your strand of unruly hair

I see you practice your “professional” smile before you walk out the door

You can hear my laugh and try to shut me away

“Come to me woman of passion, hear my siren song…

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Published by Kindra M. Austin

Author of fiction, poetry, and very sweary social commentary. Editor, and co-founder of Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Co-founder of Blood Into Ink, and Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen.

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