I measure my weeks
In the number of pills
I take to calm down
To continue to exist

Not too many
Not to get a habit
Count them out
Don’t take too much

Although
Should I overdose
Never mind

Too many things
For the little pink pills
To take care of
To make unexist

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Posted by Mara Eastern

I'm a sardonic blogger, snapper, scribbler and rhymer; a virtual space invader who indulges in cheerful negativism, morbid self-deprecation and bleak humour.

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  1. иι¢є ρσєм ❤ ℓσνє∂ ιт

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  2. Nice work Mara. 💕❤️😘

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    1. Why, thank you! That’s a love poem for Lexaurin…

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      1. Um, my cheeks are red. Turns to walk away…

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  3. Be awesome, Mara! You are! And poems too! 😍

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    1. Aw, thank you so much for such a lovely comment, you’re too kind!

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  4. The beauty of writing poetry is it allows us to briefly express those thoughts we have without having to go into long winded prose explanations. I too like this poem and I feel you are using them to get out what it is that may be bugging you at the time. And this is a good thing, I use it too in many of my poems and thankfully only a few people who know me closely ever catch on to what I am saying. But for me its a good exercise and I hope for you too.

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    1. Thank you for your insights. You always make me either laugh or think or both. You’re right, I don’t mean to produce actual poetry, I just throw in some words together to express my concerns. Your writings are really too veiled for people who don’t you in person to tell from them what you’re thinking.

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      1. Sometimes my audience is very restricted.

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  5. A poetess now ! Go you ……..

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    1. Haha, nah, I just throw in some words together and call it “poetry” 😀

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