Only Laughter

July 15, 2018

 

 

Only Laughter

by Inessa Carver

 

 

They say there’s glorious light

At the end of an endless tunnel

And there will be only laughter

 

When I rolled within a tin can

Caught glass in my eyes

It looked like glitter, like a rave

 

When I lost my innocence

Thought it was a game

Realized I didn’t know the rules

 

When I tried to breathe water 

Become a mermaid in my bathtub

I never grew gills, always gasping air

 

When I finally find the darkness

And there is nothing else

There will be

Only Laughter

 

 

 

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Photo by Allef Vinicius, Unsplash.com 

 

Inessa Carver is a poet born in Las Vegas, Nevada though her life has led her to live in many states across the western U.S. She is an avid feminist and advocate for LGBTQ rights, with a love for finding beauty in the most difficult circumstances.

 

 

 

 

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