Riley welch is a poet from texas living in colorado. She posts three original poems a week. 

On Edge

Things felt like closed doors.
Churning stomachs.
Ache.
Vomit crept up
neat at the edge of our throat.
You didn't know what to do,
with all these feelings.
Caffeine
turned over on itself in your gut.
No, no, no.
Not again.
Swallow one time.
Hold it down.
One more,
one more,
one more time.

5/24/2016
Riley Welch

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