Sad Soul

By Abberant

Kissing these heavy hands
Prescribed by doctors
I misdiagnose fear.

I'm okay,
'I lied'
To my bipolar self.

As I pickpocket happiness
In tiny bursts,
I irritate myself to sleep.

The thoughts creek; death
More often than not.

As normal as the wind speaks
Breathing alone, with racing demons
I promise, to swings
And laugh for no reason
Before sadness trickles in.

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Copyright 2019 Abberant
Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Poetry"
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  • TheProphetUntold On Thursday, February 7, 2019, TheProphetUntold (163)By person wrote:

    The second and third stanza have really good lines, I wonder if maybe some parts of it could be omitted to deliver the same or more meaning. ex.. "I'm ok", I lie to myself....As I pick pocket happiness and irritate myself to sleep.... It's your work, I liked it. I tend to try and keep my ideas as short and clear as possible to make the meaning more emphasized. Does "pickpocketing happiness in tiny bursts" mean anything different/ more or less than "pickpocketing happiness"? Just an idea. I can relate to the topics of this poem all too well. Cheers. +tpu+

  • Abberant On Thursday, February 7, 2019, Abberant (8)By person wrote:

    Yeah I can take a fair bit out to be honest, Wasnt getting many comments so figured i needed to dumb pieces down or something, cause no idea what to think feedback is always nice. Thanks :)

  • 10 Forty Three On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 10 Forty Three (750)By person wrote:

    Perfect representation of a broken state of mind. Short and to the point. Brilliant write! - 10

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