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By: Ckolwethu Mthethwa For this poetry serves as my medication... A Prescription I take so in my mind there can be a separation Between what's real and my overthought delusions Best part Is I can never overdose on these stanzas My soul  consumes them infinitely, still my body stands For this poetry serves as my therapist It knows my struggles and it shows me sympathy It has mastered the skill of empathy I come to it heavy with stresses, but after a one on one my problem tank empties Pop pills and heal your body, your heart and mind remain in turmoil I turn a page, and allow my pen to spit at it  the venom from my thoughts and feelings. My breathing slows and the tension in my muscles eases My brain quietens and my heart relaxes Unlike the pills you pop This poetry serves to heal the body and soul Sedating me without risk of a seizure Bringing me peace beyond measure Making me stay calm under all this pressure.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2021




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Date: 10/20/2021 12:13:00 PM
Hello Sikolwethu Mthethwa, so nice to meet you. Yes poetry heals when the right poem is found for the healing the body and soul. enjoy your day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 11/4/2021 2:15:00 PM
Hello Sikolwethu Mthethwa, I hope you hada good day. enjoy your evening my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 10/23/2021 3:42:00 PM
Welcome to poetry soup. enjoy your evening my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 10/20/2021 3:19:00 PM
Hello Sikolwethu Mthethwa, You are welcome. It is nice to meet you. Yes I agree that can provide healing poetry is healing. I healed from poetry. Yes the power of the pen and papercan provide healing. in poetry. Enjoy your evening my friend.
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Sikolwethu Mthethwa
Date: 10/20/2021 12:26:00 PM
Thank you for your lovely comment Ms Darlene, it brings me joy to know that someone agrees that the power of the pen and paper can provide all round healing to he or she who dares to indulge in poetry