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There's Another Side Of Me

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There's Another Side Of Me

My gentle tongue,
                              Loosely professes my sorrow
                              Aches and pain fill my body daily

My warm soul,
                              Speaks words of love and loss of reality
                              For my love has gone astray and left me lonely

My crooked feet,
                               Walk the floors of insanity
                               And leaves footprints in vain

My scarred arms,
                              Curdle up with coldness
                              Shivering like a dope fiend   

My friendly heart,
                               Talks to me daily
                               Offers guidance and strength

My bare ears,
                               Hear words, Words that are not spoken
                               Paranoia steps in

My youthful mind,
                               Wonders through and through
                               Disconnected from the world outside
My fruitful body,
                               Seeks pleasure, In the midst of another
                               To ignite that fire that burns within me

My glossy eyes,
                                See vengeance and anger
                                For those that accused and slandered me 

My inner child,
                                Is speaking out, 
                                Speaking out loudly for me

 My sense of life,
                                Slowly deteriorates
                                Like a drunk that can't tell the time of day

My thought of love,
                                Increasingly escapes
                                For happiness is not meant to be, Least not for me

My lonely nose,
                                 Smells death , Lurking in the dark
                                 Carrying the scent of flesh and loss of life

My greatest fear,
                                 Of change,  Keeps me bound
                                 Afraid to breathe , This breath of life

I feel like a zombie,     Walking the floor

Of  a lifeless earth,      Knocking on enemy's door

Open up,                    Here I am...

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  1. Date: 3/28/2009 11:03:00 AM
    Wow...I so agree with Ruben. Excellent write.

  1. Date: 3/25/2009 11:32:00 AM
    thought by thought, line by line, very well written! Jim

  1. Date: 3/24/2009 11:01:00 AM
    i love this poem, Tyesha. Step by step, you guide the readers through a path of fears, pains, and doubts to a place where action should be taken. Encouraging writing. Great. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/24/2009 4:17:00 AM
    A very original write Tyesha.Well done.Keep sharing..Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments