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Below is the poem entitled Troubled which was written by poet Caleb Smith. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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He remembers nothing
He dreams
He wakes in silence
From screams

Dead air passes
His lips
And he breathes it back in

He is troubled
And sleep is a bitter comfort


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  1. Date: 5/8/2013 4:10:00 AM
    :( The night doesn't last forever...the is the glorious dawn to brighten his soul.

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 5:11:00 PM
    Powerful one into the depths of depression. Quite like the feel of this one. Love dark verses - as you may have noticed. ;) No but seriously, I really like this one. Especially the last line. A bitter comfort. So true. Another great one. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 11:24:00 PM
    rereading this one. I am not sure I can find one of yours to comment to. I may have seen them all now. Let me take a quick look.

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 5:13:00 AM
    wonderful poetry this,,, the poem so visual, so heartfelt...

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 1:18:00 PM
    I like the eeriness of this one, Caleb, as if he is perplexed about it all. I've been having sleepless nights of quiet dread. Wish I could make the feeling go away!