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The Pain (poem)

Updated on April 29, 2015

Persistent dreams won’t explain

Source of this meaningless pain

Echoed in nightly refrain

Which has me in endless before


Silence I wished to obtain

Something to deaden the pain

Reason is sought to attain

This spark which has opened my soul


Myself I fought to maintain

Person pursued by some pain

Mindless of nothing to gain

Uncertain of just where we were


One voice would make itself plain

Shouts from the incessant pain

Shouts meant to drive one insane

I turned to a window for air


As I went bleakness hailed rain

Drops which awakened more pain

Screams which would enter my brain

As from window something went wrong


Once more I awake in my dread

Uncertain of just where we were

Again in my endless before

Empty window to my pain


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      Shauna L Bowling 24 months ago from Central Florida

      Very deep, Martin. Is he suffering from emotional pain or physical pain or both?

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      Linda Rogers 24 months ago from Minnesota

      This is such a well written pain that oozes with pain and emotion. Well done. Voted up, hit many buttons and sharing.

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      Victor W. Kwok 23 months ago from Hawaii

      That was a very intense poem.

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