Harry J. Couchon Jr

Rookie - 20 Points (10 17 54 / Bronx New York)

Riot On Brain Cell Block 3 - Poem by Harry J. Couchon Jr

The emotions were running wild that night
Overpowering the guards and taking over
Threatening to end the serenity of life
Flooding the world with anger, hatred, tears

It was quiet that night on brain cell block 3
When two emotions, greed and lust, got into it
Fighting over which was the most deadly sin
Then, one by one, the other emotions joined in

Tenderness hit Love over the head with a chair
Sympathy punched Compassion in the face
Cowardliness called Fear a chicken
Courage had Bravery in a headlock

The warden sent in his finest
Strength and Determination
But even these two, the strongest of the strong
Were no match for emotions run amok

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  • (4/17/2008 8:36:00 PM)


    Wow what a turmoil....lol
    No winners....
    Insightful
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 11, 2012


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