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Toxic State

Immobilized by trepidation like a prisoner on the rack An imagined consternation From another anxiety attack Constant state of dissipation From perceived things I lack A complete liquidation Making a weary insomniac Like a slow and steady ablation Like a stoic, reserved maniac

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 12/25/2016 10:01:00 AM
I can also hear you, but words help. Congratulations, Kai
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Date: 12/24/2016 6:31:00 AM
Trey, i can see and feel your words! Great! Congrats!
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Date: 12/23/2016 2:16:00 PM
Steady, powerful, drum-beating read, Trey! The hard "K" sounds ending every other line - oh YEAH.
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Date: 12/23/2016 1:12:00 PM
I hadn't see your poem before the end of the contest. But it speaks to me. I sometimes feel like a prisoner of the issues you describe, so your poem, I can relate to it. Congratulations!
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