Prompt for January 20: Two Haiku about Trauma

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[Prompt from http://daily-writing.blogspot.com/ .  I had some prompts saved in an email from one of my class days that I’m now just getting around to posting. Sorry.]

With blood spewing out

And arms and legs falling off,

They rush through the doors.

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The car crashed right there.

And, though she was not inside,

She is still haunted.

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Past Pains Present

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In a corner I tremble

In a hollow I hide

Afraid of the terror

That haunts me inside

 

The darkness surrounds

Without and within

Jesting at my pain

Rejoicing in my sin

 

Though I try to forget

Leave the memory to die

In agony I remember

The past doesn’t lie

 

These nightmares of mine

The truth they do keep

Banishing my peace

Forbidding me to sleep

 

Forgive me my trials

In earnest I do pray

Let darkness turn to light

Let night wane to day