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Addiction is a curse.

Upon an afflicted soul
is a devil made deal,
Built by creative posturing.

In every worthless,
meandering idea,
I welcome
its gaze.
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Chinedu Dike 12 August 2018
An insightful piece on the devastating effects of drug addiction, well conceived and nicely crafted with conviction. A beautiful creation. Thanks for sharing David.
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Thad Wilk 07 May 2008
Great read David! Powerful write, i agree with Triin addiction is like a fence! *10*! ! Best regards, Friend Thad
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Triin Kann 07 May 2008
And I am trapped, Left only with a bleeding mind, Powered by over analyzed dreams and a broken engine it's just perfect. such a painful theme...so true i think it's true what i once heard: addiction's like a fence that keeps away your second chance
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beautiful verses and yet the thruthness has never been told as this......drugs create hallucination and fake dreams...........eating your flesh slow and steady.
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Mattie Jay 05 May 2008
so vibrant and vivid, great poem david
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R H 03 May 2008
Wow...powerful analysis going on here - thought this stanza was especially good: 'Lost in the torments of creative restlessness, And the vagrancies of vanity, Are the misgivings of addiction.' You have a style that is all your own and what bleeds from the page here is an open, honest expression of addiction 'upon an afflicted soul'. Your introspection is thought-provoking, memorable and original. j xx
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Onelia Avelar 03 May 2008
Addiction, As it continues its course, Is the near detachment of my soul....i like this new definition of addiction. The theme is a real challenge. Bravo to you.
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LOVEFOOL Aka 01 May 2008
Real hard issue handled really well thanks Nik
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Lynda Robson 01 May 2008
A very deep and meaningful write David, addiction is indeed a curse, well penned my friend, 10 for this Lynda xx
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Rani Turton 01 May 2008
'Bleeding mind, ' 'overanalysed dreams' are strong images that offer a glimpse in the world of addicts. A simple and strong poem.
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