when the fires burn

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    when the fires burn

    i grind my teeth and squint my eyes
    and try to keep my rage inside
    the trigger pulled and i am off
    accross my face the tell tail scoff


    i clinch my fists and lock my jaw
    wonder if this is the final straw
    pushed again and i must restrain
    the little things that make me insane

    i chew my lip and bite my tongue
    the boiling over has begun
    now i know i must contain
    the fire inside and building rage


    through my eyes it all turns to red
    as anger rips through my head
    and in my chest the fires burn
    my mood has taken an ugly turn


    i try to fight and push away
    the burning fires and building rage
    i close my eyes and search for calm
    and dig my nails into my palm


    the tension builds the rage runs wild
    like a fit from a screaming a child
    i cannot let this "child" run free
    i must regain control of me


    i try to walk away from myself
    convert my attention to something else
    but the diversion i try to set
    makes the problem become worse yet


    so i carry throughout the day
    the burning fires and building rage
    and even deep into the night
    i feel the rage growing inside


    so here i am to face again
    the problem i tried to bury within
    if nothing else a lessoned learned
    that i cant ignore when the fires burn

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    Maleficent commented on when the fires burn

    11-20-2009

    Great spew... I do like the raw, edgy feel of this one... ya gotta find the source of this, face it and deal with it... this is the kinda thing that will eat you alive if you don't... and trim yer nails!! ;) ~☯

    Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you or else it is nothing, an empty formalized bore around which pedants can endlessly drone their notes and explanations.

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