Somebody Insignificant


Cutting New Medicine


The redness turns to a trail of pale pink
each droplet starts its journey in the bathroom sink
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

I look at the mirror and into the sadness of my eyes
I start to wonder, then start to cry
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

Nobody knows how bad I’ve felt
But I must play the cards I’m dealt
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

But the way I play is not accepted
With all these scars, I’m now more rejected
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

The pleasure and release of anger I feel
a few quick slashes of the cold sharp steel
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

Years of antidepressants and anti-psychotics
Not treating the cause just funding drug company profits
The only medicine that works but it leaves a few scars

Submitted: Thursday, March 06, 2008

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  • Unwritten Soul (1/1/2012 12:26:00 AM)

    The real Medicine is within you....anti depressant is just a cheater for your body chemical reaction, but your soul is something unbroken..so bring it to life one again...hope you still strong...you never insignificant...of anything past let it go, make it more significant and play ur role of anything...you really significant! ! ! ! trust me trust you_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (3/7/2008 12:51:00 AM)

    to carry on with normal life...........sometimes, we got to take what we hate most...the bitterness and the pains......... (Report) Reply

  • Emancipation Planz (3/6/2008 2:49:00 PM)

    Welcome to PH... you are in good company here.... great poem and... writing it One Peace at a time - is a great healer... surprised the drug companies haven't bottled it yet! (Report) Reply

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