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

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Something destructive lurks deep inside,
something inexplicable,
impossible to hide.
It seeks to confuse,conflict
and cause pain,
this evil thing runs through 
my every vein.
There's a sickness in my mind,
of the absolute worse,
the addictive kind.
Drain away this poison,
detoxify my heart,
should never of gone there,
right from the start.
There's a dark shadow
at the back of my brain,
that creeps to the front
every now and again.
It seems to be
that there is no cure.
Futile to resist
it's powerful lure.
I've done my tests,
diagnosis came through,
this soul destroying drug
is you.

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  1. Date: 7/25/2013 1:32:00 PM
    wow,, you surely expressed yourself out loud here.... I wish we had the cure for this drug, but w don't.... they sure destroy us, .. thank you for sharing your soul deep poem... SKAT

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 12:46:00 PM
    Jenny, stopping by once again with -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 9:30:00 AM
    Holy damn! What fierce message. Very, very hard hitting!

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 6:12:00 AM
    Very strong deep captivating poem. There is a strong message resonating in this piece. I hope that you will be able to get pass this this stage and see the radiant light shining again...take care of yourself my dear.