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I Know What It's Like to Be Mangled
by Duke LaRance
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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I know what itís like to be shit at and hit
And to drop when the trap door is sprung
I know what itís like to be blown all to bits
And I know what itís like to be hung

I know what itís like to be mangled
With my body parts strewn all around
I know what itís like to be strangled
With barbed wire and nary a sound

I know what itís like to be hounded
And I know what itís like to be dogged
I know what itís like to be pounded
To be whipped, my flesh stripped as Iím flogged

But given my choice I would take all of this
Instead of with words to be torn
Oh but yes, for a fact, I would drink my own piss
As I cursed the dark day I was born

©2004/duke larance

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Reviewed by Kathy Pekarcik (Reader)
This poem speaks the honest truth. Words can rip us apart.

Brilliant as always!!

Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Ah, so dark and despairing, I have had a few days like that, you touched me deeply with this one, excellent.

Reviewed by Paul Williams
Ah we all do from time to time lol...excellent write Duke.

Reviewed by E T Waldron
Duke you really got down with this one;-)!
I'd love to hear the melody...well done!

Reviewed by jude forese
excellent black humor ....
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Sounds like a country western dog died, my wife left me...

Love it. Set it to music.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

A powerfully emotive, sad write--excellently expressed. :(

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Cathrine Hottran
i too do that sometimes!
good written poem!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Duke this is dark hard hitting poetry my friend!!

The last line is a hard to handle one!!

Most of the time I feel the same way!!

Kive Tinka
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