My life stops on a dime, quicker than any brake pad.  I once was happy, now my switch has flipped…the light goes off in my soul. I’m dark and ruined.  The tears trickle down, a low mist…enough for me to know, but enough for me to hide the pain.  I keep it quiet, not wanting my darkness to flow over the joy of a mom and son.  The laughing, the fun… ohh how I wish to engage….no, I don’t want to engage.  I am ruined and broken. I am warm and numb, disconnected from a life that once was.  The words stream.  Soon, I’ll sleep.  What tomorrow holds? If there is a tomorrow.

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