Respect the dead

Respect the dead

A Poem by terry smith

Dave...divorced ...and on the run 
so many of them 
gone now 
Steve..the carpel tunnel fiasco cost him a claw 
man his pallet is genius 
I use him now 
as a talking dictionary of favors 
because he has the same affliction I have 
and that is why he loves it 
and I love it 
and that is why we do it 
there can be 
no other reason 
we give up 
so much for it 
and it will eventually kill us all

© 2019 terry smith

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Great dance of words and thoughts my friend.
"and that is why he loves it
and I love it
and that is why we do it "
I liked the above lines. Honest, true and direct. Thank you Terry for sharing the excellent poetry.

Posted 1 Year Ago

This is absolutely beautiful! The story is illustrated so beautifully. I love the way that you can take your affliction as drugs or writing. It sounds like a combination of the two. I look forward to reading more of your writing!

Posted 2 Years Ago

writing is like a me...and maybe it will kill us in the end, but i fear rehab even more than that death.

Posted 3 Years Ago

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Added on May 5, 2019
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