Sketcher Ridpath

Bronze Star - 2,245 Points (September 29,2001 / Bellingham, Washington)

Inner Violence - Poem by Sketcher Ridpath

I feel a mad rush of violence soar,
Throughout my veins and out my pores,
I feel things I know not what for,
A battle inside of myself to restore,
A stable mentality or else I'm done for,
My inner self is becoming a civil war,
This shall last forever no nevermore,
Bringing what's inside into the outdoor.

Topic(s) of this poem: violence


Comments about Inner Violence by Sketcher Ridpath

  • Mahtab Bangalee (10/9/2019 11:04:00 PM)

    A battle inside of myself to restore,
    A stable mentality or else I'm done for..///


    the agitation of inner inn
    the true mirror of life;
    insightful sight
    guides truly wherever it goes
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  • (10/9/2019 9:39:00 PM)

    Quite personal, but a very common experience, well crafted in to a poem, which deserves its positioning. Congratulations. Thanks for sharing. X (Report)Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (10/9/2019 4:17:00 PM)

    To recognise this battle is the beginning to changing it.
    You can do anything.
    Thank You Sketcher
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  • Tamara Beryl Latham (10/9/2019 2:52:00 PM)

    Well penned poem, clearly showing the duality or good/evil that exists in our conscious mind. Congratulations! : -) (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (10/9/2019 1:09:00 PM)

    An insightful creation nicely brought forth in verse with rhythmic splendour. Thanks for sharing, Sketcher. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2019 10:17:00 AM)

    Well written piece with a little nod to Poe enjoyed thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (10/9/2019 9:44:00 AM)

    Marvelous poem on inner conflicts of mind. All that is within us strives to express itself. In a very positive way it is expressed in these words. Once expressed we become the owner of our thoughts. Congratulations on a superb poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2019 9:26:00 AM)

    Watch out people, here come Sketcher Ridpath furiously inspired! (Report)Reply

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  • Anil Kumar Panda (10/9/2019 6:59:00 AM)

    Very well crafted poem and has a sweet rhyming. There is a sort of war going on inside us always. It is for us to make peace with them and make the mind stable. Reading for second time and like to read again. Congrats of being selected as poem of the day. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2019 3:39:00 AM)

    A rage within outwards flows write.....well penned. (Report)Reply

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  • Dominic Windram (10/9/2019 2:09:00 AM)

    Great to hear such a well penned poem about the conflicts within the mind...I'm sure Sigmund Freud would have approved! (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (10/9/2018 7:59:00 PM)

    congrats for the daily poem its marvelous (Report)Reply

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  • Chandan Dey (10/9/2018 12:52:00 PM)

    Bringing what's inside into the outdoor.... it's a nice poem that describes self conflict. The inner conflict helps an individual extract knowledge hidden inside. Thanks for sharing this poem with us, Sketcher
    Chandan
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/9/2018 11:35:00 AM)

    The battle inside! !

    To overcome it with the muse of the truth.

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Anil Kumar Panda (10/9/2018 9:49:00 AM)

    Sometimes the heart and mind are in turmoil fighting an inner war. Life becomes a trying to fight it. The sooner it is dissipated the better. A nice poem on inner conflicts that go inside us. Congrats on being chosen poem of the day. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (10/9/2018 9:43:00 AM)

    Inner conflicts, which can happen to anybody, have nicely been portrayed.
    Thanks, SR. I quote: My inner self is becoming a civil war....
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  • Adrian Flett (10/9/2018 3:43:00 AM)

    Surely the second line should read, 'Throughout my veins and out my pores'. And the first line. 'I feel a mad rush of violence soar'. With those changes to spelling and meaning the poem makes more sense. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2018 2:40:00 AM)

    Nice reflection on the inner turmoils and the way to expel it out. (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (10/9/2018 1:28:00 AM)

    Such a well crafted poem of the day.....
    Congrats for being chosen.......................10+++++++++++++++++++
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    Denis Mair(10/9/2018 12:14:00 PM)

    As I understand it, you get a point for reading a poem.

    (10/9/2018 5:49:00 AM)

    Bernie don't need to read. No points given just for reading. It's the polite and well-crafted comment that's most important.

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  • Drtony Brahmin (8/21/2018 11:50:00 AM)

    A battle inside of myself to restore,
    A stable mentality or else I'm done for,
    My inner self is becoming a civil war, struggling from a psyhological terrific situation.... you have wonderfull portrayed such a mental state in this poem dear poet.......... there is always a way out. prayer is the best.. tony
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 15, 2018

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 11, 2018


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