Posts tagged ‘illness’

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  Changing hospital gown Looking in mirror I see a skeleton Lost over 40 lbs Neck bones stick out Still eating very little   Copyright© Edge…

The Test

  Suffering serves a purpose It helps to better understand ourselves What are our strengths? What are our weaknesses? How much pain can we endure? Until…

Pain

  I live with it everyday The vessel is getting older Breaking apart as I reach for another pain pill   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Hair falling out Teeth hurt Unable to get hard Dump me at the junk yard I’m quickly deteriorating anyway   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Lying in the hospital bed He had plenty of time For feelings of regret   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

Writer’s Life #4

  Sick He writes So much on his mind to put on paper Nothing is stopping him from doing his task   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Aimless

  Hit bottom Wearing my hospital gown Alone Nighttime Walking the halls   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  When you’re sick Really sick It is easy To drop All the other priorities in life   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  When sick for a longtime It becomes difficult To think clearly   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

The Turmoil Within

    Most folks wake up peacefully She abruptly wakes up shaking and nauseated Sometimes dry heaving Reaching for that magical pill to calm everything down…

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  Decades under control Then  One day Life went off tracks I’m now lost Unable to return To my old self     Copyright© Edge of…

Shackled

  Desperate And Locked In my primitive mind Restoring hope Only thought left in my mind     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  Suffering Can bring about A Desperate  Decision Leading to an act That has life altering Consequences   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If…

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  Had life by tail Cold stainless steel table Doctor looks pale Not even close to bail Feels like a forced sale     Copyright© Edge…

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Childhood cut short Frail in chair She Quietly Moves Rocking toy horse Back-and- forth Back-and- forth  *   Find More Poetry HERE   The Photographers’ Kiosk Service…