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THE FALLEN STAR

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Below is the poem entitled THE FALLEN STAR which was written by poet LEWIS NYAGA. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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THE FALLEN STAR

He considered the others dim wits
At best he thought of them as lazy
Was he not a celebrity of many hits

On stage they screamed his name
The frenzy was ecstatically craved
He was hooked on to their worship

He walked the slippery path of drugs
A frequent guest of the rehab center
He was eventually staring at insanity

He slit his wrist with a sharp razor
His life webbed away with regrets
The papers wrote the king is dead


#luis 2017

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Date: 3/2/2017 9:40:00 AM
A sad write. So true...man sees celebrity, even as a person jumps from a cliff. Then they crown him king.
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Date: 3/2/2017 9:46:00 AM
Yes Kim, a sad reality of our times.. thank you for the comments :-)