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Poetic Surgeon

Sometimes my pen cuts as a scalpel in the surgeons hands
It releases my thoughts, it creates my plans
I can build them up, I can tear them down
Will I make them happy or will I make them frown
My words are filled with passion, they have the power of life and death
I can give you hope or make you feel there's nothing left
People follow the stanzas to the end of every page
Some titles express joyfulness while others breathe rage
Will my words take you to the skies, will they bury you in the sand
This poet is more than words, I am a still hurting man
So with each poem complete a part of my soul is released
When you take the journey, will you awaken or tame the beast
Creating is what I do, turning my flows into light
I will take you on a trip with every thought I write
So in essence this poet is the surgeon, the scalpel is my pen
I can take what was birthed in sadness and make you feel alive in the end

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  1. Date: 4/28/2013 5:30:00 PM
    James, a very nice and awesome poem. Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy the new coming week. Always & Forever! HUGS **LINDA**

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 5:10:00 PM
    Hi James :-), Stopping by to wish you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community one of the best here on the net. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it.. Luv~*~SKAT

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 12:36:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup James!! This is a hot piece written here..loving the flow my friend..hope to read more from you..regards INK-U-SCRIPT