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Alfredgremsly
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I write for the voiceless and downtrodden for the mentally abused and forgotten for the strange and misunderstood

  January 2023     1 year ago

Submitted Poems 6 total

On the inside

Just because you can see me,

  doesn't mean I'm not hiding
And just because I'm not screaming,

  doesn't mean I'm not crying
Just because I'm not bleeding,

  doesn't mean I'm not hurting
And just because I'm still breathing,

  doesn't mean...

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Worthless

(READ TOP to BOTTOM and then READ BOTTOM to TOP for a complete different meaning)

I am worthless
So dont try and tell me
I mean something to someone
I am not loved
So dont try and convince me
I will change the world
Unless I am told...

by Alfred Gremsly

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An Empty Bottle

I need drugs when I'm angry

  Drugs when I'm sad

  Drugs when I'm crying

  over things I never had
I need drugs for anxiety

  Drugs for my dread

  Drugs for the voices

  screaming in my head
I need drugs when I'm working

 ...

by Alfred Gremsly

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Covered in Sores

-Covered in Sores

I want bandages all over my body

  for all the mental anguish that I fell

  So everyone knows I'm hurting

  and can see the pain is real
I want a cut for every bad memory

  and bleed profusely on the floor

  Until...

by Alfred Gremsly

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Therapy Sessions

-Therapy Sessions


  As a child,
you cannot control what your parents do.
You cannot walk away from their drugs and mental abuse.
You don't understand a hug is a normal part of life and not just a reaction given at funerals.

  As a child,
...

by Alfred Gremsly

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I'm sorry to hear of your sickness!! I'm actually on the other side of the line and have worked in dialysis for 13 years!!!
I have made friends and family with so many parents!
Be strong!!! Be brave!
But remember that you matter!!!! 

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thank you!! And yes I do! I currently have 3. My most recent is SMILE. I plan to have 2 more releases this year and one in 2024!!!

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thank you so much!!! I always hope it finds a home for those who need it!!!!

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As a young man, I use to box! Now as a writer; reading this poem took me back to that time in my life!!! It was a poem I felt as if I could have written!!!

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I recieved the email but deleted it thinking I could find it here! Now what can I do??

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Thanks for input.

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I enjoyed reading this. Thanks for sharing!

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thank you so much!

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thank you so much for your kind words!!! They are so appreciated!!

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thank you so very much!!!!

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Yes! Thank you!

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I am truly honored by your kind words! Thank you!!!!

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