injury, broken (170908)

body breaks
defies good intent
tendons rip
joints rust
bones snag
fight til torn
like nothing but war
blood rages against
logic
juices swell to ignite
pain
quench the thirst
of satisfaction
drown the desperation
of calm

take my medicine and flush it down the loo
before my eyes
wave the packet in my face
laugh
cackle
body cares not

take my endorphins and stub them out with inflammation
beneath my skin
wave the pain through every muscle
laugh
cackle
medics care not

prescribe me exercise and watch my body pack up
puzzle as every sinew fails
wonder why this cruelty
why the perfect fix
gives only disappointment
why the addict
can no longer get her drug
why despair gets louder
the harder you try

bodies break
injured pride
injured progress
injured

injury, broken (170908)

trish b

Joined July 2008

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