• Broken


    Pushing down, pulling out cartilage.
    releasing the pressure into a stained life.
    Your eyes give you away.
    A fabulous specimen,
    with a heart meant to rest.
    Cut off circulation
    to the life I once knew.
    You whipser quietly.
    We mingle with life,
    tangled inside the blankets.
    Sweating love amoung the petals.
    I breathe out music, repetition.
    I screamed for deliverance
    and you have saved me.
    Put life into my veins.
    My tourniquet,
    my broken lie.

    By: Brandi Deacon

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    Jayandben commented on Tourniquet


    THe words on this screen envelope me in such an amazing world of insight :)



    Thank you so much. :)

    seventhwave commented on Tourniquet


    This is definately a work of literary art, I felt as though I were gently falling through a poetic cloud while reading........thank you



    Thank you. The pleasure is mine, surly. It is an honor to be graced with your comments. :)

    Musicmynded1 commented on Tourniquet


    The simple line "I breathe out music" gets you a 10 right here. Luv it.



    Thank you darling. ;)

    poetgirl04 commented on Tourniquet


    Nice use of imagery to convey your message. I love it. Great work.



    Thank you so much! :)

    SavVySam commented on Tourniquet


    You write so very word images and strong emotion in each piece I have read! Nice work!



    Thank you so much. It means a lot. :)

    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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