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Bullet to the head
Instant heaven

Body redundant jailer
Soul escapes
finally free

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This poem was written in my late teens, sadly and with some joy, that was many, many, many, many, many years ago….. I am well adjusted now…. I truely am


  • Mikyle
    Mikyleover 5 years ago

    Powerful poem. Must have been an intense time… I feel the same about this and can relate in many ways… I too am relatively well adjusted (whatever that actually means) and have grown up a lot, but this still appeals sometimes…

  • Hathor
    Hathorover 5 years ago

    I think we’ve all been there, thinking about it, or more at one time or another. had my home not burned down a few years back, I’d have my teenage poetry as well. this is pure power. Kristin :)

  • OneMultipleCode
    OneMultipleCodeover 5 years ago

    body redundant jailer

    hmm… this line I liked the best. I felt that it held a clear and simultaneously obscure impetus for the untold story behind the narration.

    KEITH R. WILL...over 5 years ago

    simple brillance

  • hi- sorry but i didn’t thank you for comment, thank you and i am lot saner…

    – TBall

  • TBall
    TBallover 5 years ago

    thanks and by the grace of god go I, I stay well. You might appeicate my piece entittled the Black Dog Whisper

  • Philosophy Lee
    Philosophy Leeover 5 years ago

    Gosh… this (and you) would be perfect in our new group
    Love Bullets.
    Hope to see you there!
    Very well done TBall.

  • Matt Bottos
    Matt Bottosover 5 years ago

    Wow … this is intense. I think looking back at past work can help us to understand a little more of how we got to where we are at. Hopefully understanding leads to emancipation…. rather than escape via a bullet

  • TBall
    TBallover 5 years ago

    thanks for the comments- what has been my greatest fear- mental illness – has also been my passion in my professional life- its difficult sometimes to be the ambo driver and the patient at the same time…

  • goldylonglocks
    goldylonglocksabout 5 years ago

    this hits a spot in me thats the most pain i have ever felt…losing dan my eldest last year. i cnat begin to explain the emotions i have been through. we all get low …some of us lower than others…what we need is friends that understand our inner selves…friends that listen…friends that are there for us always. i have reached depths myself …that i am not happy about. i looked for help in the wrong direction …the wrong people…when all along i knew i had to get through for myself and my children. the bullet is the easy way out for us all…for those we leave behind………. its a living hell

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