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Misery
by Lavendar Jazz

Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Some problems are bigger than us.

 

What lies deep within?
deserving to be killed
you drown with liquor
and numb with illicit drugs
yet the pain thrives and remains
 
 
© 2008 Lavendar-Jazz
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Reviewed by The Poetess 1/15/2011
Oh so true. Alcohol and drugs do not heal the pain and just make things worse. Yes. Some problems are bigger than us and we need help to get through them. Sometimes its hard to reach out for that help. Sometimes our hands remain remain painfully empty when we do. Sometimes help needs to come from beyond humanity. May Light shine into the person this was written about.
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 5/12/2008
Perfectly expressed and all too relevant for all too many Americans
these days. T h a n k . y o u !! 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 5/9/2008
So true!!! Liquor and drugs can only numb the pain for a while, but they won't go away.

A very realistic write!!!

Sandie Angel :(
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 5/9/2008
Short and to the point...I like the honesty here.

Gina
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/9/2008
Excellent writing sweet lady...have a great and safe day...Hugss
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 5/8/2008
The answer is not inside the bottom of the bottle
I been there & done that...This is a very truthful & emotive write Jazz, Many emotions are there too.
Embraced ~ Embrassé
Vickie
Reviewed by Cody SEA 5/8/2008
realistic and fabulous. I like your style; very well written. thank you for sharing.

Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/7/2008
So much power in so few lines! Excellent!
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/7/2008
Very true, some choose to run away from pain by adding more pain. they refuse to face the (Wo)Man in the mirror! Very wise words here Jazz...
Reviewed by Gerard Gauthier 5/7/2008
Great write Jazz. You hit the nail on the head "problems bigger than us" sometimes can't be solved by us alone. Luckily we live in a part of the world that does offer help.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/7/2008
The way some choose to deal with the problems at hand, very sad, yet sometimes true....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/7/2008
This sounds familiar to a lot of people but I know that Liquor can not kill or wash away misery, if anything it makes matters worst. What kills misery is having a friend who is willing to listen and help you dump the added baggage making you realize, right next door to misery lives happiness and most of us are blind to it. Thank you for sharing your words Lavendar.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Shedding Light 5/7/2008
This is an example of life a life that is so ongoing on planet earth ... and very well expressed.

Harold M. Nash
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 5/7/2008
most do do this but i quit drinking 20 years back. i take life on the chin, but I always tell my wife if I was a drinking man, i'd be drunk as all outdoors, great down to earth verse
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 5/7/2008
Boy did you get this problem right. Short and sweet and straight to the point. Misery loves company and likes to be accompanied by any numbing agent around. I've worked through some of my misery so I feel better but still this is sometimes a problem. I'd rather take a pill than feel the pain. When the pain in almost constant what is one to do? Excellent write. Liz
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 5/7/2008
This sounds like a personal experience. Simple,yet so powerful.


Mary, the desertrat



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