Jared Bukowski


Addiction


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
you.

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

Topic of this poem: love


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  • Rookie - 427 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 - 37 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

  • Gold Star - 29,013 Points Gajanan Mishra (7/14/2014 11:45:00 AM)

    dreams and my mind, I like it, thanks, (Report) Reply

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