Bryony Sheldon

Gold Star - 7,136 Points (13/09/2003)

Doodle - Poem by Bryony Sheldon

Got a life full of lies
And a face full of bruises
Her only choice
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Topic(s) of this poem: abuse, death, depression, life, mental illness, sad, suicide


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is just something I wrote out of boredom- it holds no significance for me, I didn't put effort into it and I'm fairly certain some of these lines have already appeared in my other poems.

Comments about Doodle by Bryony Sheldon

  • Bri Edwards (9/6/2019 3:52:00 PM)

    favorite lines so far:
    " Her only choice
    Is never what she chooses "

    i love the Poet's Notes!
    i got a little, but prolonged, laugh here:
    " So much it's now blunt "

    even I don't believe: " tore her jaw clean off" ...unless it was someone else's jaw!
    I'd change " or glory" to " nor glories" to make a better rhyme.

    to MyPoemList

    bri

    :)
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    Bryony Sheldon(9/7/2019 6:10:00 PM)

    Thanks for such lovely feedback! I enjoy reading your comments as much as your poems ;)
    And about the " jaw" thing- it's based off of a story that my mate told me:
    A man failed a suicide attempt as he flinched at the last second before pulling the trigger;
    The shotgun pellets ended up missing his brain,
    The man ended up missing his entire bottom jaw.

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  • Spock The Vegan (8/1/2019 10:02:00 AM)

    Still a touching poem that draws attention to the awful condition of drug addicts. (Report)Reply

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  • Uche Nwanze (8/1/2019 8:41:00 AM)

    Nice poem, an expose of the prison of depression. It should be talked about because depression kills. Mental illness is a thing not discussed and as seen as a no go area. Thumbs up (Report)Reply

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