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

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i've been watching them with two blind eyes

listening to their cries that fall upon my deaf ears

i feel their pain through my paralized limbs

i am a prisoner in this so called land of the free

i walk amongst the dead whom believe their still living

i curse my Fathers name in vain outloud

while in silence i beg for His forgiveness

i hold onto hope and faith knowing it's all i have left

i work hand to mouth for a woman that left me long ago

they say promise is a comfort to a fool i am the idiot

i reminisce on what was and loose focus on what is

i am infected with a virus that plagued my common sense

time keeps ticking but my life stands still

i live by the second because my futures expired

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  1. Date: 6/28/2009 10:26:00 AM
    Great write Brandy>>James

  1. Date: 6/26/2009 5:15:00 PM
    Pure Fire brought heat with this piece..loved it.