Browsing tag: pain

When sorrow sings: AP

This lacerating maps on the soles of my feet needs no compass, It knows no friend but foe. My leather bed will sing their ode and chant testimonies of their incising deftness so old. I know the road they trail grazing on barren lands so frail. This grumbling beast in my stomach knows nothing foreign, But the feasting worms in it, It churns its life Vomits it, and swallows again. I hear its rumblings I know the cacophony of its mumblings But like it, I'm not deaf to its rants I feel it too. Yet this

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(My Journey) I I live everyday breathing down the neck of illusion reveling in my rivalry with its shadow— talk of toadyism II Drowning in the everydayness of immortality simmering like a pot of sauce in my soaring muscles basking in my braininess like the erectus who woke one miraculous morning tailless, wearing a sapiens' skull III But not today, not anymore either, for i wear pain on my head now like Christ's crown of thorns; pain, which doses of aspirin lost their analgesic fire fighting; pain, hitting

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