Semicolon

Sometimes you’re worried, confused.
Finger on the trigger, slipping.
Sweat dripping and time slows down.
Blood dripping every moment you move.
The end of you.

A heart with worry and confusion needs time.
When you end the confusion you’re finished.
When you end the worry you move on.

About the Author

Stephen Kirwan

Stephen Kirwan is 15 and attends St. Kieran's College, Kilkenny. 
Aside from writing, his other principal interests are drawing and going to the gym.