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The Blood Red Leaves Are Sanity...I climbed up this beautiful tree the branches protecting me and helping me up to the top. The leaves a dazzling blood red I watched the sunset with an explosion of colors, all of which surrounded me and hugged my soul. But then I recognized that funny smell the one that had been bothering me the whole time. GASOLINE. I looked down, as the darkness started to choke my heart there below me was a darkened figure who had just struck a match and threw it up into my mind the explosion festered into a plague that destroyed the entire landscape around my tree. I was left with ashes and a sky with no stars but I could hear the darkness laughing. For the darkness always finds me no matter what tree I climb, no matter how far and long I run away. No matter how beautiful everything around me is, and no matter how happy I think I am with what I'm experiencing I always smell the Gasoline.
I can never fully enjoy the smile on my face. I can't g
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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