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Mars Hammer

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Mars Hammer

Trying to see the sun through a solar eclipse
Fear and panic spread like a lunar ellipse 
I resist it like a skeptic who’s afraid of rejection
But it’s slowly ending me like a focal infection

Ataraxic mercenary
Diazepam apothecary
Crystal method missionary
Bupropion obituary 

This blood feud vendetta is like a plebeian elitist
This vocal rapture smiles like a cocaine defeatist
It’s a hammer driving nails and screws into my skin
Nothing’s going to save me from the war within

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  1. Date: 2/14/2010 12:54:00 AM

    portrays so well what many feel

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 1:33:00 PM

    Powerful poem! Good use of rhyme and imagery to convey your thoughts. Really like how you closed this piece because addicts truly have a "war within." Keep on writing!!! Karen