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Author: Jim Vincent Viglione
Title: 6:00 O'clock
Type of Work: poem
Source: CMv1 #18

Copyright 2002 Jim Vincent Viglione


the pillow remains fluffed and the quilt remains flat
the tides rise and fall the earths plates move north and south
the heart lies in stillness as life flies by though not in silence
but screaming and screaming so no one misses the pain
it 4 oclock by 6 it ends yet
the pillow remains fluffed and the quilt remains flat and
the pain starts to scream and scream in silence hoping that
no one will notice the loneliness that grows and grows until
chest defies the beat of heart and brain refuses to heed the
cries and screams of torment in the soul
the pillow is fluffed and the quilt is flat the scream is silent
its 6 oclock