How Can It Be?


How can this body

contain such




how can I keep from

crying out loud

when it hits

me so


The stunning agony

the intensity


the flames of


consume me whole,




Woman Lying Face Down on Beach


(this poem is the intellectual property of The Nocturnal Laundress ~ Julie Nichols © 2014)


About teeks55

I'm a spoiled rotten wife. Reader. Crazy cat lady. Aging bohemian hippie. Poker player. Pain fighter. Dealing with Fibro, RA, Diabetes & more.
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4 Responses to How Can It Be?

  1. Megan S says:

    Great imagery! I can really relate to that feeling.

  2. ladymigraine says:

    Beautiful and familiar.

    • teeks55 says:

      thank you so much, and I’m sorry that it is familiar to you…..I’ve heard this from several people already just since I wrote it late last night, Pain is such a widespread phenomenon. Unfortunately it’s familiar to so many. Thank you for reading.

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