Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world."Quote Right

by Joseph Addison

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Mistress

POETESS DARKLY Avatar POETESS DARKLY - LIFETIME Premium Member POETESS DARKLY - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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

Read Poems by POETESS DARKLY

Best POETESS DARKLY Poems

+ Fav Poet

Mistress

Children lookin' to grow up fast,
Lookin' to escape the past.
Try a needle a quick fix,
Unaware how she'll play tricks.
One is found face down,
His drugs scattered on the ground.
Rumors of another has HIV,
Doesn’t have much of a future has she?
Drugs are such a cruel mistress it seems,
'Cause everyone pays for her dreams.
She whispers a promise of life without pain,
While slowly common sense she’ll drain.
Gradually the weak body craves more,
To find that same dream as before.
'Til you sell your soul for just one more cent,
Squeezin' a wallet but it won’t repent.
Till the desperation takes a hold,
When realized, your soul is already sold.
Stealin', whorin' anything to feed the glory
Another headline on a newspaper story
She is an infinite lie, my friend,
There can never be an end.
For you must lie to cover the other,
Drugs are a demanding lover.
More and more to find the sweet highs,
Eventually, you crash from vanilla skies.
When you finally hit your all time low,
There is no where else to go.
Some take the easy way out,
They can’t face what life is about.
Others break down and go insane,
Tryin' to out run the pain.
You're thinkin' I'll be smarter than you,
I thought the same thing too.

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.