Recurring Mental Mutilation

Recurring Mental Mutilation

A Poem by waking-life
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..the dark shadow..

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The pain it claims again, all attention.

 Fire of sadness burning all resistance.

Melancholy in every word that is mentioned...

Futility completely tipping the balance. 

Cerebral debauchery...

Killing the joyful brain waves inside of me.

A dark shadow consuming my soul...

I'm succumbing to despondency.

© 2011 waking-life


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It's like being sucked into a vacuum and being deflated...being caught under "the bell jar" as Sylvia Plath accurately put it and sometimes there is no good reason why.

Posted 9 Years Ago


Wow I almost fell in that pit with you. Like standing on the edge of a cliff with vertigo....

Posted 10 Years Ago


Amazing. I don't know what else to say.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Wow...this was stunning.

Posted 10 Years Ago


i know how you feel..it comes in like the sun dissapearing.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Short but explains so well.

Posted 10 Years Ago


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A very short and simple poem. A write full of desire and emotion. I really enjoyed reading this. Great job :)

Posted 10 Years Ago


real, so real, so freaking real... intellectual in the calm flow of something so negative.. every edge.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Very intriguing, i like this it had depth

Posted 10 Years Ago


This is really good I had to read it twice in order to understand it fully, and i like it, it's almost as though you're speaking of drugs cause once you're hooked you have to keep doing drugs in order to feel "normal" so you depend on them, I like this poem :)

Posted 10 Years Ago



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Added on May 23, 2011
Last Updated on May 23, 2011
Tags: disturbed, malignant, depression, poetry, story, despondency

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waking-life

Bobland, NY



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