Treasure Island

sara pounds

(8-19-1985 / Florida)

Three pills addicted


I'm set in my ways as my sister would say-
Doing the same old things everyday-
Getting up late and tired all day-
And feelings of a worthless smile-

I left it all at home, in this room so cold-
Sometimes I only see the views from the inside-
Sitting all day, waiting for it to kick in-
Walk to the car and I'm ready to work-
With the fake smile I push through the pain-

I'm very content on not talking to anyone-
While I sit here and think of ways to get out of this place-
I guess it started way back when-
In the summer I'll never forget-

Remembering the past and myself all grown up-
It's funny I see myself differently these days-

At night when I'm alone I wish for something better-
I look up to the sky and drink something down-
It's been years and I'm three pills addicted now-

I hide them well, if anyone would to even wonder about me-
I'm happy and sound, content and quite well found-
Taking Pills to keep the pain down-
Tried other things to keep it out of my head-

Tried cutting it off and watching it bleed-
But it seemed to ask too many questions among them-
Tried writing my thoughts down-

Much like I'm doing right now-
Too many feelings to contain into pages of a book-
Something will happen in the weeks to come-
Will I hold out or break down-

But for right now, I’m pretending nothing is happening-
I'm three pills addicted and I have no way out-

Please believe me when I say-
I will be smiling everyday-
Not until I loose sight of all reason-

I'm set in my ways as my sister would say-
Doing the same old things everyday-

Getting up late and tired all day-
And I have feelings of this worthless smile-
That seems to smile at you all day-

Submitted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (Three pills addicted by sara pounds )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Haiku- Anchor, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  2. Luna Plena, Mihaela Pirjol
  3. I Sink Inside You, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  4. Buddy, Francie Lynch
  5. Love (Haiku), Jesus James Llorico
  6. some thing about you, akash mazumdar
  7. Shanghai breeze (I), Cigeng Zhang
  8. thinkings, akash mazumdar
  9. Momentous Days, Francie Lynch
  10. Haiku- Riddle, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]