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The Suffering 'Poem'
I grabbed my reflection by the neck
but if fled in a hundred pieces.
And embedded sharp problems into my person.
Left to echo remnants of failure into my eyes.
I crushed to my shadow.
but the ground crumbled under my feet.
Entrapped me so that my shadow may overtake me.
And remind me of the person I have shaped to be.
I lied to my soul,
but it retracted itself within my body.
Hidden away to depths greater than my own perception.
Lost within itself, impossible to return on its own terms.
I erased my thoughts.
but they reformed every time.
Darker and angrier. Now they attempt to erase me.
And I slowly feel myself becoming transparent.
I clenched at my every breath.
but they escaped through the cracks of my fingers.
Left me gasping for air to replace the void.
Yet the void goes unfilled and closes permantly.
But I just looked at my heart.
because it didn't need to be destroyed.
It had destroyed itself, unable to exist without
All Here For A ReasonI turned onto a shady, well-manicured driveway that, for all intents and purposes, looked harmless enough. Maple trees lined both sides of the street, and a parade of Canadian geese marched across the road to a wide duck pond with a flamboyant fountain. There were blooming crepe myrtles and rose-of-sharons, and as I grew closer to my destination, neatly trimmed gardens with neatly trimmed bushes.
I stopped to let the geese pass. They looked at me; one hissed. I honked my horn and moved around them.
At the end of the road sat a collection of grayish buildings and a number of signs directing me to the appropriate parking lot. "Welcome to Ten Creeks Hospital," said one of them. "Please enjoy your stay." I parked in the visitor's lot. Surely I wouldn't be staying.
I was shaking when I got out of my car. I had spent the morning getting high. One foot in front of the other, flip-flop noises, hot sidewalk. Mulberry and magnolia trees, freshly shaved grass. A bench and pan for smokers. A set o
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