A Place to Dwell



I dwell in a perfect place,
a place where silence
is loud,
noise is constant,
doors seldom open,
nightmares never close

I live in an antiseptically clean,
yet, horrendously repulsive environment
of waste, torment, vulgarity, anger, hatred, love

I share space with no one,
pay no rent nor make repairs,
Satisfied to maintain the status quo
of my home -

I reside within myself.
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Submitted on September 04, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXXABX XAX BXXX X
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 362
Words 64
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 6, 3, 4, 1

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