Treasure Island

Rachel Slimm

(1979 / Hayle, Cornwall)

What's The Problem


The problem is
I need a drink.
The problem is
my head.
The problem is
my jumbled thoughts
and wishing I
was dead.

The problem is
the guilt.
The problem is
the pain.
The problem is
just waking up
to face the day
again.

The problem is
I'm wicked.
The problem is
I'm wrong.
The problem is
I don't deserve
to live - that's why
I'm gone

20/04/08

Submitted: Friday, May 09, 2008

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