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Bitter Pill

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Bitter Pill

Words stillborn haunting an crowded brain,
Like plumbing too clogged to efficiently drain.
A poised burp trapped in a drinker's chest,
Ready to burst from the painful unrest.
A bad habit like cigarette's appeal,
With unfinished poetry an Achilles' heel.
Like saying I love you, with a tender sigh,
Than finding it was but a useless lie.
Creative flow thwarted against my will,
Words unwritten from the poet's quill.
Beauty in pain, a yearning mystique,
Poetic justice refusing to speak.
Caught between reality and dreams,
Where in life, nothing is as it seems.
Wistful visions inhabit a teeming brain,
Obstructed, unwritten it will remain
Words like flowers, sowed in the ground,
Scribing origami roses in words profound.
Verse's sentiment screaming,"Let me out!"
A pen weeps with words it can't shout.
An ode imprisoned, but born free will,
Writer's block a bane, my bitter pill.
Scribbled on paper the cure of all ails,
Denunciations liberated all else pales.
A medicinal remedy to sooth the poetic beast,
An exorcism penned the deliverance priest. 



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  1. Date: 2/3/2013 1:13:00 PM
    Dear Lisa. thank you very much for the comment. I like the words you have landed on this page. It comes with a deep metallic image and bitter feel. The best poem i've read all day. Hope it all heals and works after the taste and experience. .luv...pd

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:34:00 PM
    This is superb Lisa you say so well what I am feeling right now. well done love it xx