Champs Ulysses Cabinatan

Rookie - 13 Points (November 18 / Cebu City)

Anesthesia for the Emotions


I need a dose of anesthesia
for this emotion in turmoil
a pill of pain reliever
isn’t enough to kill the pain
Paracetamol or
Ibuprofen
cannot numb this feeling
It’s deep inside my heart
but a cardiologist is of no help

I need an emotional anesthesia
this feeling
bringing me down
I don’t know where it came from
It affects every nerves
the spine
up to the gray matter
more painful than a toothache

it troubled my appetite
it troubled my sleep
lovesick
nostalgic
anguish
infl icting
who got an anesthesia for this pain

Submitted: Sunday, April 10, 2011

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  • Rookie - 125 Points Romeo Della Valle (4/17/2011 9:58:00 AM)

    A very well penned and poignant write that shows the heart and talent you got! Keep it up! Thanks for sharing,10+++ Love and Peace for always! ... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Yoonoos Peerbocus (4/11/2011 6:01:00 AM)

    [isnot enough ti kill the pain..]----PAIN is seen in all its varieties through different therapy/nicely set (Report) Reply

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