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Did you? (standard:non fiction, 225 words)
Author: KShawAdded: Aug 05 2005Views/Reads: 2651/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Title speaks volumes.

Did you ever weep so hard that snot ran from your nose, congealed with
tears, and seeped passed your lips? Did your heart ever break in such a 
way that every day its place in your chest felt like a spindly thicket? 
Did you ever leave a summer field, walk toward the horizon and know 
you'll never make it? Did you ever sit out in a storm and feel so 
splattered with sodden clay that your arms refused to move? Did you 
ever want to ride the wild wind to somewhere, anywhere, just to be 
alone with the emptiness of life knowing that it will never recover its 

Did you? 

Did you ever want to go to a place where the whistling of death is more
comfortable than the melody of life? Or ever feel so detached and 
afraid that just the simple act of remembering brings to life the 
quivering of ghosts? Did you ever feel the desire to grab every person 
by the throat who said ‘time heals'? 

Did you? 

Did you ever think of paradise with a grimace on your face? Did you ever
feel so afraid that your eyes flamed in their sockets, your cheeks 
hollowed, your tongue coated with velvet, and every bone in your body 

Did you? 

Did you know that grief is the master of silence? 


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