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  The Face Of Pain
by William Bonilla
Tuesday, September 23, 2003

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I knew surgery was eminent
It had to be done
Was a must
No doubt about it
Plans carefully made
I dreamed
Of all the inspiration
Coming my way
While convalescing along
Thses hot Fall days
I was wrong
The block I ran into
Was much too strong
Pain had a face
As I tried to walk
It even had a tatse
As my feet lower
In an attempt to stand
An over powering tatse
Of rust
Invaded my taste buds
thought dormant
The Face Of Pain
Was there too
A sterile white, popcorned ceiling
As my anesthesia wore
I became alive
In pain beyond description
I beggede to die
The cold blooded, sterile ceiling
Spins in an unfocused
It's been ten days
Since my surgery
Inspiration had been deleted
From my thoughts.

By: William Bonilla

**Foot Note

The operation seemd a success
So far, so good, thank God
I am the proud owner
Of four brand new
Stainless steel, 2 1/2 inch screws

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Reviewed by Floreann Cawley
God bless William get better fast..Floreann
Reviewed by E T Waldron
I'm so glad you can write about it William. You really express how deeply pain invades us. Having been in hospial 56 times, I know pain;-)and I don't like it, but I live with it daily!I hope your recovery is swift and sure. We miss you here!You're in my prayers!
Reviewed by Christine Morell
I've spent a great deal of time in hospital, William and even the agony of it can be inspiring( easy for me to say now, lol ) You have written this poem from your heart and it speaks to many.
I hope you continue to make a good recovery and grace the den with more of your wonderful poetry soon.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
OW!! i know the face of pain all too well myself; stupid arthritis...but it is NOTHING compared to what you are going through now...hope you feel better soon!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. :(
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

felt this one...i know the face of pain well.

hope you feel better soon--

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :(
Reviewed by Nancy D.
Have missed your writings, your words will come back have faith in that. Glad everything is going well take care and prayers.

Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*
So glad the operation went well! Take care and do what the doctors tell you. Good to see you again! God's blessings be upon you.

Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Get well soon my dear friend....My prayers are with you my friend....I am happy to know that you are feeling good lately.....this write is a realistic write my d this....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Did they put the "screws" that you lost back into your head??

Hope you will still be able to write "BEAUTIFUL" poetry...because poetry are for the screwed-up!!


Glad you feeling better!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese
get well, keep strong and inspire to write!
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