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A Novel Idea

I am tired of holding all those negative feelings inside
In the near future I will be penning my first novel
I have a spot destined as the main character that with pride
I will pen all those emotions that have  shovel

And you my friend if you want a spot as a character role
Just keep on fueling these bitter angry emotions that I hold
I will probably will give you the leading spot as the sole
Character that will have all the negative traits that I see in you so bold

I know that it will sell several million copies as the best 
Horror work that has ever been written
For you will be like Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde at rest
And change into Dracula that was bitten

One stricken with schizophrenia or bi-polar at its worst
That is what I would write this character who is pushing my buttons
And causing all these angry repressions while smiling about to burst
Do you want to be this character that will be like Mrs. Robison's ___

(This is not an original idea for I have heard and seen it before
I do not know who to credit the idea to ..Since it is not being 
published, I guess it doesn't matter...)

Copyright © Sara Kendrick

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  1. Date: 10/29/2010 1:48:00 AM
    like this peace Sara thank you for sharing duncan

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 12:04:00 PM
    Ouch! I'd hate to be the inspiration for this novel, Sara. I've seen a few Jekyl/Hydes and they are people I choose to avoid. This does sound like a great idea for a story, though, and you obviously have had someone "pushing your buttons" to come up with such a great poem!

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 2:06:00 PM
    I enjoyed this, very original. And thank you for commenting on my poem about my mother. it is her 68th Birthday today-we both cried reading the poem I wrote, it was one of those moments that take your breath away.

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 4:06:00 AM
    A great poem, Sara - and thanks for your nice comments - Liz

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 8:03:00 AM
    Getting lost in a novel. Great idea. A good way to get rid of a gallon of venom. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 10/14/2010 8:44:00 PM
    a wonderful Idea,..p.d.

  1. Date: 10/14/2010 5:33:00 PM
    Hi, SARA~ENJOYED YOUR POEM~ Here I find myself all over the soup again. Stopping by to read many poems, before my crazy KIDS make me log out. I had a really nice time reading and catching up with you poets. Have a wonderful night*luv~SKAT"

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 11:29:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry this beautiful morning Sara. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. May your day be full of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 9:41:00 AM
    Sara, a pwerful poem that comes from the gut.. i truly enjoyed the contemporary beat of this gem.. warmest, nenette

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 6:01:00 AM
    Hi Sara I like this.Truly human.What a mixed up bunch we are!But what wonderful ammunition for poets. I think we all need to relax a little sometimes and not take ourseves too seriously.We especially need to laugh.Thanks for giving me one through this poem. luv June(Sylvia)