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Ocean of Emotion

There’s an ocean of emotion, floating though my mind, and I’m drawing on the last things said. The more I think about it, the more I want to cry, and the past four days I’ve remained in my bed. My brain is ignoring my conscious state. Life around me seems of Twisted fate. The hour is that of getting late, which Seems as though it’s working against me. It’s been days since I last ate. My stomach contorted and aches. I keep popping these aspirin like there candy, my hair so dirty it’s sandy. Next I’ll be asking if you got a liver handy. I’m in need of my best mate If nothing else to clear my mind scape That’s seems great, but I haven’t talked to him as of late, and I’m not sure that it’s healthy, using him as an emotional escape My reality, a myopic view Thoughts so deep, this is where my image machine stews Pointing out all the things I’ve done wrong O dear god How long must I go on

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  1. Date: 7/21/2011 10:21:00 AM

    dude, we come from the same mold...you are where i once was, and sometimes admittedly often return to...with so many "life's just dandy" writes, refreshing to see humanity in its rawest state....keep up the writes buddy!

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 7:44:00 PM

    Good poem. Thank you for writing. Lee

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 6:56:00 PM

    Creative and enjoyable piece, Jay

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 4:28:00 PM

    If you're posting this for the Last Hour contest, it should do well. Thank you Jay for your more than warm comments about my Autumn Rain entry. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 1:45:00 PM

    I agree we must be sharring

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 11:19:00 AM

    Dramatic Yes. Your dramatization is in order. Smile. Cool Job. Agape, Moses