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I Breathe Again

I woke up again,
Is there anything else to say?
I woke up again,
As if it was the first day.
I woke up again,
Knowing no one was there to watch it happen.
I woke up again,
Fearing something was there to watch it happen.

I sat down again,
Turned on the slave box.
I sat down again,
Grabbed the slave brick.
I sat down again,
Debating if I should move around.
I sat down again,
Not moving around.

I ate something again,
It was delicious
I ate something again,
But also, dangerous.
I ate something again,
Did someone poison this?
I ate something again,
Is someone judging how I am eating this?

I don't know anyway.
I don't care anyway.
I can't know anyway.
I can't care anyway.

I walked again,
Sanity consumes my very being.
I walked again,
My legs are still numb.
I breathed again,
The air seems to be thick and toxic.
I took a breath again,
What's the proper way to say it?
I took a breathed again,
Will someone notice?
I breathe again,
Oh God, someone didn't notice right?

I don't know anyway.
I don't care anyway.
I can't know anyway.
I can't care anyway.

I beat myself up again,
It makes me stronger they say.

I work myself again,
The hell pays off they say.

I inhale smoke again,
I cleans the mind they say.

I want to make a movie,
HA! Good luck with that loser!

I'll show them...

I went to bed again,
They love the dark.
I went to bed again,
You don't need sleep, you need answers.
I went to bed again,
Why won't you die already?

I don't know anyway.
I don't care anyway.
I can't know anyway.
I can't care anyway.

About this poem

The wonders of waking up again and again to a paranoid brain and knowing how it will go down.

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Submitted by iXnullified on June 29, 2021

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Scheme AbAbAcAc AxAdAeAe AfAfAgAg BBBB AxAxadaxafax BBBB ab ab ab hx x AxAxAh BBBB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,456
Words 295
Stanzas 13
Stanza Lengths 8, 8, 8, 4, 12, 4, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 6, 4

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