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The Poet

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The Poet

Turning
           twisting torment
           his soul
erupts
          upon his page-
          Melancholic
thoughts
           drip
           drip
endless 
tedium
           into the reader's
           eye-
obtuse,
remote
           emotions
           stagnate
as still waters
stifle life
             squeeze
             vitality
to
death

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  1. Date: 3/27/2012 9:45:00 PM

    One that we all can relate to at some point or other in our short lives, Brian. I always enjoy how you do your line breaks. Thanks for my placement in your recent contest.

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 8:18:00 PM

    Enjoyed your poetry tonight Brian, blessings vie

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 6:03:00 PM

    Ah the tortured soul of the melancholic poet laid bare before our eyes. What poet can not relate. Very well written Brian.