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Suicide Is a Messy Thing

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Below is the poem entitled Suicide Is a Messy Thing which was written by poet Lori Hopkins. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Suicide Is a Messy Thing

in this trap 

only one way out

death can set me free

dark thoughts in my head

only gone when I'm dead

free as a bird I long to be

so much pain 

so much sorrow

turn out the light

no more tomorrow

but how to do it

could use a gun

but might make a mess

a hole in my head

and blood on my dress

I'll do it quick and clean

just take some pills

drift off and dream

if I'm dead I won't be sad

but no more dreams good or bad

maybe I can work this out

maybe it's not all that bad

in this trap I think I'll stay

tomorrow is a whole new day

maybe things will get better

forget the gun

forget the pills

forget the suicide letter

how can I throw life away

as if it's no big deal

okay so life isn't perfect

but wounded hearts can heal

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  1. Date: 11/26/2012 2:35:00 PM
    A heart wrenching write, Lori. "Wounded hearts" do heal, bruises disappear and even scars fade. Poetry is a great release and outlet for a damaged heart, I'm sure (if this is for real), that things will get even better for you!:) Keep well, Mikki

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 6:00:00 PM
    I can relate with this presently. Long story. But I can't walk away. Too many strings holding me here. Besides I don't want to come back it might be worse. So ill finish the mission this time.

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 5:19:00 PM
    Oh I love this,,,, awesome the way you put it together,,, you have a blessed day Lori ;}

    Hopkins Avatar Lori Hopkins
    Date: 9/16/2012 8:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much. I read several of yours and will continue reading them. I really enjoyed The Grim Reaper.