Bottled up Inside

Ice courses through my veins

as the blood floods in front of my eyes

wishing it would all just go away

I close my eyes to block out the pain

My head and heart pound in unison

as fear numbs the inside out

I hold up my arms, blocking my face

to keep the pain from coming in

or maybe to keep the fear from coming out



Filed under Free Verse

16 responses to “Bottled up Inside

  1. you new blog template is stunning,

    perfect poetry to go with it.


  2. very acute emotions portrayed through your writing. great work.

  3. stunning piece. love it.

  4. Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing.

  5. a poem i could feel…strong…

  6. this is great! beautiful lines πŸ™‚

  7. A very poetically sharp and striking work. Love the design of your blog. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Are you in a Fight Club?

  9. A.B. Thomas

    A biting write – loved the rawness it evokes

  10. Truth! That’s exactly how it is.

    Love the explosion of color in your theme. Lovely! Nicely done.

  11. I like this really good job. Best line
    or maybe to keep the fear from coming out!

    my potluck post is here

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