Heavy.

By soul_versing

Heavy.

imagine.
 you were me,
 and i,
 you.





a heart heavy
 full of painstaking
 piercing pains
 flowing through
 the chest





 an inhale 
to an interrupted
 exhale


 the burning in the chest
--now 
intensified.

 And then a swallow.
 But with this swallow
 comes the cold heart truth.


 You are not who you thought you were.

 you're just a product
 of what you were programmed for.





to be the machine.
 to function alongside
 other machines.




 moments of realization later.
 you find yourself
tearing down the machine.




--

 Now testify.

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Copyright 2020 J.L. Verdiguel
Published on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Graphic Art"

Author's Note:

Inspired by, Rage Against The Machine -Testify. I’m no longer the machine. I found my spiritual self and am at one. Spreading love and light.
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  • TropicalSnowstorm On Friday, September 11, 2020, TropicalSnowstorm (1835)By person wrote:

    I like the picture and the words expressed, which I think work well together. I found the picture to soften and focus the words more toward a hopeful direction than they might have, as the flowers are doing what they were designed for and with it they bring peace. Ciao, Steve Scholar

  • Commander_Cadaver On Thursday, September 10, 2020, Commander_Cadaver (267)By person wrote:

    Wasn't expecting to have my mind torn asunder early in the day, but here I am. Amazing write as always.

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