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Broken Inability To Dream



Slipping under the covers,
covering my head with sleep,
I fervently wish to dream
of none but you,
and yet others
come as they please,
creeping into the crevasse
left deeply between your subtlety,
the broken shards of glass,
and the roughness of my heart.
In reality, you take my hand
and lead me through
that very same canyon,
recklessly cradling what I thought
could never be caressed,
could never be sufficiently loved.
In truth, you broke all the windows
of the house in which I kept my dreams,
shattering my foundation
and helping me to rebuild
something so revered,
now, you only want
to be let inside for return,
to see the masterpiece you have created.
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Kassandra Konecny is a lover of listening to music, hiking in the mountains, and observing the way people act. She began writing vigorously when she was fourteen and will hopefully never stop. She has had her fair share of trials lately, and tries to encompass nearly every subject there is to study into her writing. Kassandra plans to study creative writing and psychology. She's 17 and currently lives in Utah with her family. Contact her at kassandrakonecny@hotmail.com more…

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