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Bad Day

Updated on April 21, 2010

To scream as loud as I can
As long as I can
Until the anger
Manifests from the tip of my toes
To the top of my voice
And leaves me

I need a friend
So I can vomit words
Until every metaphor
For every feeling I've ever felt
Vibrates out of me
Filtered through strained vocal chords

I need to cry
Sob uncontrollably
A fit of tears
Curled in a womb
Of blanket-pillow closet wall dust bunnies
Until I am numb
Until every uncomfortable rage
Unfathomable anguish
Has materialized and fallen from my face

I need to punch
In a tornado of fists
Until my hands
And my muscles sag from overextension
And every defeated
Hopeless shattered thought
Has been pounded into something
Concrete and inanimate
Void of feeling

So I can hurt no more
Because today has had its way with me
And tomorrow will come
And I WILL NOT take it with me.


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      Jen's Solitude 7 years ago from Delaware

      Wow! This is amazing. Better to let out negative emotions than to keep them bottled up inside. We all "need" to remember this. Great writing.

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