Danny Draper

Rookie - 339 Points (14 July 1963 / Kiama, New South Wales, Australia)

Migraine malaise


Strobe light trees peripheral spread
Clear vision and opaquely flashed
Inside flicking on a malignant head

Eyes perpendicular to suns descent
Glare from windows up ahead
Patchy views cause eyes effect

Headaches shell as distant storm
Blotchy outlook brains revenge
Photon stimuli dumbs as scorn

Pins and needles parts of lips
Spoonerisms every silly phrase
Nonsensical utterances trips

Paracetamol cluster bomb
Seeking darkness isolated
Sleep it off in a fragile tomb

Couple of hours shut down
Sight competes gingerly
With dry hangovers' frown

Soon it will be normal 'less
Stress or glare set it off
And malady ignites its hex.

Danny Draper 4/10/2013

Submitted: Friday, October 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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Comments about this poem (Migraine malaise by Danny Draper )

  • Bronze Star - 6,465 Points Lyn Paul (10/16/2013 9:16:00 AM)

    Another brain storming write Danny, hope this did not cause the migraine (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (10/9/2013 12:34:00 AM)

    Amazing description of such a shattering malady as migraine! The clinical symptoms are so correctly brought out! How it makes us averse to light and sound! Shutting up in a 'tomb' and slip into a death like sleep after gulping down extra strong paracetamol is the only solution to arrest this unyielding villain! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,070 Points Diane Hine (10/5/2013 11:48:00 PM)

    You've pinned the beast down - trapped it in print with clinical detachment - let's hope it stays there. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,864 Points Patricia Grantham (10/4/2013 1:53:00 PM)

    Seems to me like someone took a trip to the
    psychedelic shack and could not get back.
    An interesting write. Good. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 35 Points Ace Of Black Hearts (10/4/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    Sounds like a really vivid bad hang over headache. Cheers to such wonder poem, awesome title. (Report) Reply

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