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Mental Illness

A wound that is unseen
A pain that is really mean

A disease that is misunderstood
A sickness that is under my hood

A condition that has no borders
An affliction that puts your mind in no order

An illness that is certain to displease
Oh will someone help us please

Copyright © Robert Shreve

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  1. Date: 1/21/2011 3:18:00 PM
    Thank You

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 10:58:00 AM
    so familiar to me, feel u feel what i feel, ur soo familar to me, kinda like lookn n a mirror, a mirror of pain,,,,,,, i can only hope and pray God heals those b4 we go insane , feel for u, truely i do

  1. Date: 1/15/2011 10:05:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Robert. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors this year. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information about PoetrySoup. If you don't find what you are looking for ask any poet here. Everyone is willing to help. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/15/2011 9:18:00 AM
    The dreadful mental disease-- beautifully expressed with ease. Very nice--rohini