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Rehab

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Rehab

So much I wanted to say. So much I wanted to shout.
It was like being trapped behind bars without a way
to get out.
My mind going wild with all these questions of why.
The only way to escape was to fall asleep or to cry.
What did I do so bad that made me have to pay?
My friends, my dreams, and my life was swepped away.
I know I can do it! I try and I try.
Nothing seems to get better. I sometimes wish
I would Die.
Starved for attention. I wanna talk to the world.
I just miss being loved. Miss the warmth of a girl.
Snickers and stairs is what my life has become.
I'm treated like I'm a kid, like I'm sick, or I'm dumb.
One day to the next. Life becomes work just to be alive.
I thank god for my blessings. I thank god I survived.
I finally see some improvement. More hope tickles
my brain.
It was worth all the time, all the tears, all the pain.
I awake with a smile and new hope to move on.
I did it! I did it! All those hard times are gone!

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  1. Date: 2/20/2010 5:25:00 AM
    oh Travis. This is perfect, as for me. Congratuations! Olya

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 7:56:00 AM
    Travis, Congratulations on your poem feature this week. Sincere, Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 12:31:00 PM
    Travis, many congratualtions on your poetry being featured >> James

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 6:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Travis. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/14/2010 11:29:00 AM
    Many ocngrats on your featured piece this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 11/20/2009 8:57:00 AM
    wow this is insaine i can relate to it alot great job

  1. Date: 10/3/2009 6:12:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your heart with us in your writing today Travis. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/2/2009 1:23:00 PM
    well done, another real poem that moved my heart