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Valium Valhalla
by Erin E Kelly-Moen
Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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“Try it, it can help,” she said,
as I nearly wept; as I
felt my mind slipping, again.
I couldn’t decide, but I took the stash;
small yellow pills with purported magic inside.

Valium Valhalla soothes my tensions,
releases my rejections, smoothes
self-proscribed head trips, reality trips,
and trips to the dark side of the moon.

Valium Valhalla flies within,
where dreams sink into bubble gum puddles,
sticky and sweet; round, though,
like a pink yellow sun, a ray of sun,
a ray of ego, a tomb of hope,
where today’s self-thought heroes go
to die and fledge their silly words.

Valium Valhalla, home of cowards,
and poets.

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
© Copyright 1/18/05

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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 1/26/2005
"Valium Valhalla"
The imagery here is up to date. A chemical “Peaceful time” – or a feeling – spiritual illusion. VALIUM: Tranquilizer. VALHALLA, same as ELYSIUM: Peaceful and Beautiful place in heavens.

Stimulating reading from a symbolic writing of poetic magnificence.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 1/19/2005
sound like something i need to try
got anymore?
honestly....wait let me think about it....after reading some of these comments....i think i'll stick to the sticky
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/19/2005

I have only had Valium twice. Once after I had seizures during a myelogram (10 mgs. IV)--I was out for four days. Once as a sedative during dental surgery. I was out for two days. NO MORE VALIUM FOR ME! I want those days back. :(

However, with this pinched nerve in me neck...I could use a dose right now LOL

I love the honesty and reality in this write--well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/19/2005
I have slept many a night with "Prince Valium," the only time I slept with a guy...LOL!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/19/2005
All I can say Erin is...Thank God I do not need any medication or alcohol of any kind as far as my health is concerned...I am bless in that way!!

Nut for the heart and the abuse in my life i think I need all those mentioned in your reviews!!

Be strong and be well!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/19/2005

Always try to remain down to earth. If it helps, so be it.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/19/2005
Yeah, I understand all to well, powerful and raw, excellent Erin.

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/18/2005
I'm on baclofin. If that doesn't work, they recommend vallium.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/18/2005
I called my poem vegetating in valium;-) a bit different...
hope it helps;-)
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 1/18/2005
And how many poets used opium, or peanut butter, or in my case, peanut butter cookies to get motivated? Many, I'm sure. (Just avoid the crunchy hard stuff!).
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/18/2005
Not I. I can't conceive anyone writing ANYTHING coherently. Good luck getting off of that garbage if you haven't already.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/18/2005
For me it was Paxil as Valium did not touch me. But then I was always strange like that.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/18/2005
for me it was xanax but yeah it worked for awhile
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