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Tinnitus
« on: September 11, 2018, 02:31:33 am »
She has tinnitus
Says it sounds like a symphony
Tones that ebb and flow into infinity
Words drop out she responds numbly
Smiles and nods like a foreigner in her own country
Her body is failing and she can hear
Everything

She has tinnitus
Says it's nothing really
Winces when the sound jabs too deeply
Can't stand the radio, hides at the party
It's always too much and she hates to be needy
Her body is failing and she can hear
Everything

She has tinnitus
Says it feels like a fantasy
The ambient soundtrack to her every reverie
The howling void outside our reality
The edges are ragged and she rides them fearlessly
The world is failing and she can hear
Everything

She has tinnitus
Says it's like electricity
Angels in the wiring screaming in assembly
Incomprehensible, prone to insanity
The simulation's failing and she can hear
Everything

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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 02:32:23 am »
Love.  If it had rats, it would be my life.
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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 02:40:12 am »
Also love it. Particularly "every reverie".
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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 05:02:33 am »
Angels in the wiring screaming in assembly
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You are good at this.  That is very evocative.
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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2018, 07:16:40 am »
This kind of shit is why I keep checking this forum though.

Love you QG. Got a comp of the poetry or nearing enough for another book thing?
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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2018, 12:14:59 pm »
This kind of shit is why I keep checking this forum though.

Love you QG. Got a comp of the poetry or nearing enough for another book thing?

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Re: Tinnitus
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2018, 04:51:22 pm »
This is fantastic.