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ADDICTION

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ADDICTION

I am a poetry addict
I keep inkwells scattered about
to collect my random thoughts
I hoard pens and pieces of paper
hide them in every crevice
I need to hear the sound of words
clip-clopping across the page 

Do not try to save me from myself
I understand me better
when I can describe a tear as it forms
in the corner of my eye and meanders
down the planes of my face to drip
onto a piece of cake poised on a fork

I am unstable
I must be to untangle the letters
tripping over themselves in my mind
and form expressive words
I count meters and syllables in my sleep

I wander off     though I never leave
I am just dreaming of the poetry found
in an empty swing swaying without wind
Stage an intervention for me and I will write 
you a poem about the power of selfless love

Poetry is    
Yesterday's sorrow
Tomorrow's beauty
Today's life in its many disguises

For which of these is there a remedy?



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  1. Date: 12/1/2013 8:05:00 AM
    Ahh!! I understand..I find myself talking out lines that are running through my head..Yes, those egg beaters reminded me of two ballerinas dancing..The kitchen has become a place of entertainment..Thanks for the visit..Sara

  1. Date: 9/10/2013 9:22:00 AM
    i think you have created a remedy, for me anyhow reading yours, gives me a heap of satisfaction...

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 9:46:00 PM
    "Poetry is Yesterday's sorrow Tomorrow's beauty Today's life in its many disguises" Beauteous! :o) I think I'm going to Fav this one.

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 4:42:00 PM
    your a treasure, you can't hide, your light is all too bright, love you xxx talk soon xxx

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 6:52:00 PM
    Great read Monterey, loved it ...Seren

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 11:34:00 AM
    YOu are SO GOOD, my dear!!!!

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 10:17:00 AM
    If there is a cure I do not wish to take it. I fully relate to these words. Bravo Monterey. 7777777777