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Purpose

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Purpose

I wake filled with anxiety and despair
My body aches and is full of pain
My first thought is of what is not there
There is nothing I can do to stop the thoughts in my brain

I go to the medicine cabinet to take a pill for anxiety
But still my mind reels with thoughts of what I want
Why must I put this burden upon me
I’m trapped in a life where I must be nonchalant

As the day goes on it just gets worse 
There’s a nagging feeling that I’m not me
My mind and body beginning to hurt
I hide inside myself so no one can see

Will I ever release myself from this hell
As of today there’s no way to tell


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  1. Date: 12/1/2011 12:37:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Kristie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 2:10:00 PM
    Millions of us share the pain you have put in prose here so thoughtfully and I hope now with the years that have passed there has been a place for you that you have found more comforting and fulfilling. I will read some of your more recent words to see where you have journeyed since this period where PUPOSE was in question for you.

  1. Date: 7/17/2008 5:02:00 PM
    Some days you have to force yourself to keep truckin'. The ordeal is well worth it if you can do it habitually. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 6/11/2008 5:32:00 AM
    So many of us seem to imprison ourselves, supress the true person deep inside and that can be painful at times. I hope yours can be released. Terrific flow and form while the read is very clear and understandable. Michael