Despair Is A Bad Joke.... - Poem by RIC BASTASA

after three days, despair has become an unwanted company,
i begin to joke,
i do not choke, i smoke.

its clothes do not fit for my new occasion
its doomed color is irrelevant
my true friends shall detest it
and shall surely vomit it
like a bacteria infected

i like to wear the robe of a happy emerald life,
shiny black shoes that exudes dignity and propriety

there must be extra pockets to keep some allowances for
the coming excitements, the unexpected joys of living,

i tell despair to leave me, and it is just as simple at that
and it did.

despair is a bad joke,
in essence just a joke,
it does not please us,
so why should we let it stay?

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  • (4/10/2012 7:51:00 AM)

    A great poem really enjoyed reading it.
    A fantastic write.
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    A True Poem About Drugs.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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