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Statistic

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Statistic

I'm somebody I don't want to be

Sick in the mind 

Is how trusted ones have nurtured me

Sweet and naive 

What a bad combination

Torn to shreds and built up 

Into a new creation

Sometimes I sleep

And don't dream

But have flashbacks

And see pictures with bad means

"Get this out of my head

Its driving me mad!"

But who do I tell this to

I don't want to relive

What I didn't want to go through

I cry 

But what does this do

I want to know the soulless

Who've affected me hurt, too

I don't care about their presents, futures, or pasts

The thought of my welfare on their minds was last

I only hope that in the future

I'll avoid another life altering calamity

With man

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  1. Date: 6/2/2012 9:56:00 PM
    Compelling, and strongly worded. I've always tried to avoid conformity, and calamity, and any kind of labelling or pigeonholing, by which I mean avoiding BEING a statistic... I'm too sneaky! Keith

    Britt Avatar JustcallMe Britt
    Date: 6/2/2012 10:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    HAHA! You come off as such a free-spirite and that is SO cool to me. Thank you for taking the time to supply me with feedback. Greatly appreciated :)
  1. Date: 6/1/2012 3:58:00 PM
    Love it, love it, and love it!!! Though correct "presents"--to presence..this is an awesome write here..excellent with intense emotions.

    Britt Avatar JustcallMe Britt
    Date: 6/1/2012 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    AWWW!!! Thanks for taking the time to read my poems :) Also thanks for keeping it real and telling me about that error