Beating

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Be not deceived by the steady beating of the heart in my chest
For although blood rushes in and rushes out
My heart lies sleeping
Sleeping as if enchanted
Protected by magic walls
Encased in thorns
Lying dormant
Lying in wait

But do not think it lies in wait for you
Listen closely
It is beating

Published by JenniferClaywood

An American expat living in Sweden. I teach middle school science, have four amazing children, the best partner anyone could ask for, and not enough dogs. The dog we do have at the moment, a beautiful mutt of pointer, husky, and border collie, is one of the sweetest creatures to grace this planet. I am busy trying to get better at teaching and writing.

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