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Numb


This is another brain dump, friends… for those who don’t know – I call these types of poems where I am trying to process something that’s going on in my life “brain dumps” … just dump all my emotion out on the page.  So yes, it may be poetic and it may still resonate with the reader, but it is therapeutic in nature, more for me than for you…. But that being said, it’s Tuesday, so it’s OpenLinkNight at Dverse … So read my piece, comment on it, then go over and indulge your poetic fantasies with this wonderful group of poets!

NUMB

Heart in stasis

paralysis

shocked immobile

by news that my love is

again in the care of the medic

this overwhelms like the swell

of tsunamis on emotion’s coastline

not sublime at all

waves of pain stand big and tall

overpowering fragile heart

unable to call for help

in the shadow of the wave

Run! Run! Goddammit, RUN!

This is not the time for fun

and games, this is serious shit

Hearing this again racks soul with pain

but electric paths don’t move from brain

to feet – heart rooted to the spot

Unable to move, my soul cannot

process this – let her be alright

And come home again to be wrapped up tight

in the arms of my love…

But for now I need to move

can’t let fear paralyze me

Gotta escape this monstrosity

of fear that wants to crash around me

with the power of the world’s worst tsunami

I need to keep radiating positive energy

and not succumb to the lure of negativity

She’s gonna be fine, just you wait and see

and once again be smiling and happy

and not connected to yet another i.v. –

please, my love … come back to me!

About PassionPoet

Wordsmith. Spoken word artist. I inhale words and exhale poetry.....

Discussion

16 thoughts on “Numb

  1. I can feel your pain. I hope everything will be fine.

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    Posted by walterwsmith3rd | July 24, 2012, 11:44 PM
  2. Ugh. In my gut! Therefore, well done.

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    Posted by bittersweetverse | July 25, 2012, 12:36 AM
  3. (caring) know am still here if need to vent (me)

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    Posted by telove4him | July 25, 2012, 12:42 AM
  4. Gut wrenching words…I do hope things will right themselves in your loved one. xo

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    Posted by 1emeraldcity | July 25, 2012, 12:50 AM
  5. whew man….can not imagine knowing my love was in trouble and i not having a chance to do something about it….so helpless…you capture this well…

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    Posted by brian miller | July 25, 2012, 12:59 AM
  6. Jesus Robert, I feel your pain in this, your frustration, your lamentation of wanting to do everything, anything, one thing and feeling as though you can do absolutely nothing. But that is not true, you can do two simple things, you can be there for your love, if not in body – in spirit, she will know and once you’re there – pray.

    I just glanced at your response to to comment above mine as I type. Good to know things are looking up. Peace my brother.

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    Posted by Raivenne | July 25, 2012, 2:06 AM
  7. I can feel your pain and anguish…I hope all will be well….Have faith ~

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    Posted by Heaven (@asweetlust) | July 25, 2012, 10:32 AM
  8. sending best wishes to you

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    Posted by lucychili | July 28, 2012, 3:43 AM
  9. This was a beautiful piece, deep, well thought out.

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    Posted by empresscolleen | July 28, 2012, 3:44 AM

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