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What A Drag

WHAT A DRAG

long days
like razorblades
cutting deep
with lack of sleep
and dreams
are what you bleed
mistake want with need
suspend
your disbelief
abandon
your relief

hours crawl
across broken glass
on naked knees
pain is tease
to please is last
the moment's passed
too fast to see
and that is all
it shall ever be
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Submitted on January 20, 2016

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I've written poetry for about as long as I can remember. It really is a compulsion. I don't know why, but at this point I've stopped asking. I like to think I have my own voice and style. I particularly like playing with language. I enjoy redefining things, if possible or explore reasons and meanings for things commonly used and taken for granted. To me, it's amazing anything is happening at all. more…

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