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I feel the deciet from every breath that comes from your body.
Every word  only digs you deeper in the grave once you have dug 
for yourself.

As i play the part of the fool.
But on this drive togather it is you who are decived.
Your lies no longer grasp my heart.

The bardwire  no longer cuts my lips leaving the taste.
of blood in my mouth. 
For Like insect in a caccoon  my anger has transformed me
into another.

This new creature who only gains plessure through pain.
He thrives on anger and his thirst for revenge.
His smile to you is the warning  but as you continue
to decive  you only enrage him more.

He no longer cares forthe reason why its become a obesession to him.
The nights drive will prove fullfilling for one but not all.

Copyright © Tom Barker | Year Posted 2009


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  1. Date: 2/7/2016 12:13:00 AM

    Tom,, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 11/14/2015 8:10:00 AM

    Hi Tom, hope to see you post a new poem. SKAT
  1. Date: 9/12/2015 8:06:00 AM

    Tom, wonderful poem. Skat
  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:49:00 AM

    HELLO FROM YAMBOL IN BULGARIA.
  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:59:00 PM

    Hi Tom, Good job! Its good to see another from Bermy on the soup. You may want to review your work a few times before posting. there are a number of spelling and grammarical errors in this your first poem. All the best. Keep up the good work. Eugene
  1. Date: 10/3/2009 7:19:00 PM

    Good poetry. All the best.
  1. Date: 10/1/2009 3:21:00 AM

    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Tom. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 9/30/2009 11:05:00 AM

    interesting dark writing good write keep posting.........always kate
  1. Date: 9/30/2009 10:37:00 AM

    beautiful. i love the imagry. mmmmmh. the lines, i could pick out so many, that i love. the barbwire no longer cuts my lips. nice work. i look roward to reading more. --raiin

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