Jared Bukowski


i would be so much better off without
your smile and your image burnt into
my memory or
your curves and your countenance lingering in
my dreams and my mind but
i still fight to keep
you in
my memory and dreams and mind because
i am so maliciously addicted to

Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2014
Edited: Monday, July 14, 2014

Topic of this poem: love

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Addiction by Jared Bukowski )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 343 Points Chris Zachariou (8/1/2014 11:26:00 AM)

    You have expressed the obsession one could have for another so well. When a poem is well written it does not require complicated forms or a lot of words to convey the depth of feeling. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Colleen Courtney (7/14/2014 12:25:00 PM)

    Love this poem! You've depicted perfectly what it is like to be addicted to another being. All those mixed up feelings of wanting all images of them to disappear but yet keeping them in the forefront of the mind because you just cns't let go. Well done! (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Inspiration, Henry David Thoreau
  10. observing shells on your shore, Mandolyn ...

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Whate'er we leave to God, God does,
And blesses us;
The work we choose should be our own,
God leaves alone.

If with light head erect I sing,
...... Read complete »


Member Poem

New Poems

  2. Memories of river., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  3. Life musings., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  4. Record, Holy Man
  5. observing shells on your shore, Mandolyn ...
  6. Fly, Holy Man
  7. Happy I go Unhappy I Go, Akhtar Jawad
  8. Magical Glass of Water, Vera Sidhwa
  9. Timeless Ticking, Justin Sisson
  10. With terror, hasmukh amathalal
[Hata Bildir]