David Kowalczyk

A Short History Of Pain

No dream
could ever be
as sadistic as
the swift brutal pain
known as love.


Falling in love
often results
in radioactive dreams
and a festering liver.


As many, if not more,
crimes and murders
are committed in
the name of love
than out of anger and hatred.


Falling in love
is like having a dragon
stagger out of the sky
and fall into your lap.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 5, 2008

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  • Shannon Wright (1/5/2008 11:30:00 AM)

    This one is a ten in my book, thanks for sharing. -shannon

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