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BurningFire It lapped and nipped at his bare skin playfully as he stood within a ring of fire. He didnt understand where he was, or why he was here. Or why burning didnt hurt as bad as he thought it would. He stared downward at his body in complete disbelief, Im Im on fire. It hardly hurt at all well, maybe that was a lie. Am I in hell? he surveyed his surroundings, I mean, I know that Ive done things Im really not proud of but hell? And I dont even know how I died He looked around, squinting to see where he was.
Wait a minute Im not dead ! Then the shock hit him. Im not in hell either The plush carpeting, the floral wallpaper, the wall to wall bookcases, and the worn-out black couch this was his parents living room. Gah, shit! This was his parents house. This meant his fam
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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