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

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The beginning of the poem is about my sociopathic ex boyfriend who just about ruined my life, and the last three lines are about the wonderful man I'm with today, James.

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Night has kept me bound to him; With chains of steel, brought guilt He's cast a blanket over me And has smothered 'til I'd wilt. He wriggled 'til he got inside, And from there consumed my life. He broke and cut and scarred within With hate and bitter strife. Night had kept me bound to him And held me close with darkest spite. For years and years, he'd smothered me, But these moments are his last, tonight. For morning sun has lifted high, And light has scattered free; For love at last has broke through night And he will be the life in me.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2012 9:25:00 PM
    WOW!! Does he know u wrote this about him?...Very nice metaphors...

    Smith Avatar Dana Smith
    Date: 9/30/2012 5:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, but he doesn't really like poetry, so he doesn't really care for any of the poems I write for him lol. Like my latest one that won. =l
  1. Date: 7/2/2012 6:20:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this expressive work from your gifted pen.I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve...Sara

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:09:00 PM
    I feel we need to discuss this... :o)

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 2:55:00 PM
    great write Dana',love your style

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 7:23:00 PM
    Beautiful, simply beautiful write! I really enjoyed your creative write Dana'lynn! Great work!!