Slumber- Sabrina Escorcio

Sabrina Escorcio on Discover Sunday.

A Global Divergent Literary Collective

I woke to a dream
where cicadas hummed louder
than my mind could speak.
Where the earth cried out
each sin from within its depths,
a spring from past delusion
flowed out of bedrock
as blood through my viens.

I remained there, asleep
with eyes wide open
to never see the sun,
in search for darkest light.
Upon a bed of soil and mulch,
where roots lined my bed
just as the bones of my ribs
encase the truth within its cage.

Sabrina Escorcio
©2017


You can read more of Sabrina’s writing at Una Zingara

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