Addictions

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    Addictions

    The addiction
    Killing her inside
    It pulls at her
    tears at her
    ruins her to the core


    It tears at her skin
    begging,
    to be set free.
    To rule over her
    In the outside world


    She begs
    Leave me alone!
    But it stays with her...
    Always

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    Savant commented on Addictions

    10-26-2009

    I think most addictions start internally and then manifest themselves in a physical way. With few words you establish that fact. I like that. I also like the simplicity of this piece. Not overly descriptive. Not a day in the life of someone with an addiction, ...it simply describes what an addiction can do. I enjoyed reading this.

    BrandonC commented on Addictions

    10-26-2009

    Wow, very physical. The descriptions are vivid and realistic and the picture, to me, is quite desolate, lending itself to the words. As I read I could see the emotion and I almost wish I could rescue her.

    If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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