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My Desperation

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My Desperation

A knife penetrating through
My layers of sentinels
Mixes the poison 
With my blood
Terrorized, lobotomized
I tread the path
Scratching the doors
No one to open
Surrounded by rocks
Bound to be crushed
Vultures pick up the pieces
Spat in disgust
Not hard enough
Could I become

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 10/12/2017 10:04:00 PM
Fascinating one...
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Rishabh Batheja
Date: 10/12/2017 10:44:00 PM
Thanx :)
Date: 9/30/2017 12:57:00 PM
Hey! I am a stammerer too, all of my life, to the point of being mute. I can only speak with tranquillizers. I have written quite a few poems about it. I also have Tourette's syndrome. We will not be silenced :) Welcome to PoetrySoup.
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Rishabh Batheja
Date: 10/1/2017 4:35:00 AM
Thank you Darren. We will not be silenced.
Date: 9/30/2017 5:26:00 AM
Hi, Rishabh, It is very courageous to express these feelings...Many years ago, I had a friend who stuttered, and I , myself have had times where I have stuttered, bacause of intense anxiety, and insecurity. That is why I enjoy writing poetry so much- its a way of expressing thoughts, in a way that you are in controlof the words. So allow your words to flow! You have used very intense images, good usage of words..." Terrorized, lobotomized..." (I can relate to that! Visit other poets- comment.
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Rishabh Batheja
Date: 9/30/2017 5:56:00 AM
Thank you Aqua I just read some of your poems. They are amazing. You really let your words flow and do the talking
Date: 9/30/2017 4:19:00 AM
This is about the struggles I, as a stammerer, have faced in my life. How people's contempt towards me tears apart my self confidence and how inspite of that, I try my hardest to express myself, but no one is there to listen, but I am the one blamed for not being strong enough.
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