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Below is the poem entitled decision which was written by poet Blythe Journey. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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my stomach twisted
like roots
of an aged oak
around stones
of uncertainty
slow moving sap
drowning me
when quiet has arrived
as cool rain
when i hear
my breath
then i scream
seen not heard
with my thoughts
like a caged bird
if i set them free
piercing my soul
no release 
no ease
struggling with self
my head and heart
knowledge and feeling
locking horns
for a grueling 
bloody duel
in this battle
one will breathe
the other smothered
these two enemies 
governed by either alone
a tragedy 
what will be

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  1. Date: 3/16/2014 12:11:00 PM
    Blythe, :) It was nice to see your poem featured in the poetry soups, home page this past week. Enjoy the coming week. Always & Forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 9:38:00 AM
    Brilliant write.Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, blythe

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 8:59:00 PM
    Beautiful depiction of this internal battle within us all.. I love it!

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 11:26:00 AM
    Blythe, CONGRATULATIONS, on having your poem featured on the soup's home page. I'm always enjoying The Soups top picks of the week. Take Care ~SKAT~