poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Cripple Effect

I am out of things to say.
Just one of those days.
Out of my head, I pray.
Plead the heavens to stay.
Give me what has come.
Give me all that remains.
A step closer to home.
Two circles pull away like
magnets that repel.
Sickness invades and I chant
words to dispel. Its
poison grabs at my neck,
back, and bones. My chest
lacks the air to control.
I’m paralyzed now and you
know. I fear your steps
walk over me. I fall.
These tears are like silver.
Pushing slowly out the skin.
Reflecting the moon’s light
across your perfect lips.
So I suppress.
I always have.
I’m the mess.
I play chess for
the rest of my life.
Chaos was my gift.
Feelings I could shift.
I have the seducing eye
to bring them to their knees.
Bring them to that void
of never knowing why.
Why I am so sly.
Why I never try.
Why did I ask you
to judge me judging you.
Sponge off the knowledge
of being the one that knows
the end before it begins.
I distort

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