CHRISTMAS TREE

Booties on the tree

for him or for me...

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My mind is in a miasma

sight blinded

In a dream like state

trying to peek thru

what did I do

lose them along the way

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Thoughts and visions begin

to dance in my mind

Pictures of him and me

I try to find

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Instead nightmares

run thru my head

Lies choke me like a python getting ready to eat it's prey

like axes chopping up bodies on their way

to bring pain to the innocent

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Want to shed my skin

so I can begin

the journey back

to the booties on the tree

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Is it too late

have I been dilatory

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How can I get my mind sound

feet on the ground...

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I hear a faint noise

like dirt being shoveled on a coffin

it becomes louder and louder

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I hear foot steps

people talking

crying begins to echo in my ears

--

Where am I 

---

it's dark and cold

I am alone

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Then I hear him... a little boy

he speaks to me

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You are not alone

I'm here with you

I am the one who put the booties on the tree

for you and me

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I forgive you and love you

---

soon you will be free

No more confusion or pain or rain

just a hand to hold

I'll take you to the place that is never cold---

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said the little boy who put the booties on the tree...

 

By Lynn Hahn

little boypoemtree

◄ GRUMP LAND

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