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Pain

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Pain

Drowning is excrutiating.
More so in your own blood,
Your illusions.
Slowly, I hum along to the
tune of my own death.
What else could a puppet do 
But dance?

Death is a treasure. Peaceful.
Life is torture. Unbearable.
Ashes lie where a bright flame flickered.
Violently extinguished.
Choked by a diet of untruths.

My endurance is puzzling.
Maybe i was ensnared-
Irretrievably bound.
Inevitable isn't it?
To feel the ripping of a heart
And the extermination of young emotions.

The humming ceases-
The end is near.
His pulsing palm is
where my pump rests.

The fiction" I love you,"
sometimes seems so true.
Love is pain.
Pain is not love

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:40:00 AM
    Great read.. Nice work

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 7:25:00 AM
    Beautifuly penned!! I love your work!?

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 7:42:00 PM
    Excellent poem! I was very impressed by it. you show great poetic finesse!

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 10:47:00 AM
    Hi there Yvete, let me add my welcome to those below. I hope you enjoy your time here. You have made an excellent start and I look forward to reading more of your work. Thank you for stopping by mine I appreciate it xx

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 3:34:00 AM
    Great presentation, enjoyed reading,...Mehnaz

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 7:48:00 PM
    Yvette Lisa Ndlovu ,,, congratulations with your poem featured on the soup home page... love it~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 7:09:00 PM
    powerful poem...what a great write, hope to see more from you :)

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 1:52:00 PM
    wow what an entry,keep up the great writing,welcome to the Soup Yvette

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 2:43:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup, my dear friend! I know you will enjoy it here! Your first entry is an excellent start... good wishes, Jack xox