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#78894 - 07/15/04 10:08 AM Nightmares & Sleepless in Chicago
John Ireland Offline

Registered: 11/12/02
Posts: 155
Loc: Chicago
Summer horrors sliced through again
Hanging on to my battles I have won

News flashes have me running for cover
As evil men mutliplied their scarring acts

I will fight on making each scar into a star
Releasing black blood is my lifesaving tool

Bloody screams from within are terrorizing
Graphic acts blaze like campfire flames of youth

I must remind myself that many innocent suffer
Needing united forces that are breaking chains

My fists are high for never surrendering
Confronting overwhelming Visions of HELL

This time I will escape from naked tormenters
Proudly with my tears without shame...

#78895 - 07/15/04 01:56 PM Re: Nightmares & Sleepless in Chicago
Leonatomi Offline
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Registered: 07/10/04
Posts: 24
Loc: England
Phewwww. I felt my stress levels rise reading this. You certainly know how to write emotive poetry. There's not a lot I can say, the poem say's it all. -- Don't stop there --

#78896 - 07/16/04 01:59 AM Re: Nightmares & Sleepless in Chicago
Ivanhoe Offline

Registered: 03/19/03
Posts: 1907

"No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence."
George Eliot

#203459 - 02/04/08 07:09 AM Re: Nightmares & Sleepless in Chicago [Re: Ivanhoe]
John Ireland Offline

Registered: 11/12/02
Posts: 155
Loc: Chicago
three & a half years later i am just NOW reading your replies & apologize for not responding here sooner... i left malesurvivor for awhile & have returned in what i call my F.A.B. SELF... i also hope some who are in the midst of hiking rough roads they will see the difference in my poetry... i also invite any to feel free to pm or reply here anytime...

always dream~~~dare~~~dive, john :):):)

you'll NEVER walk alone!!! :):):)


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