Patrick O'Reilly

Rookie (1988 / St John's, NL)

'Suffer, Lover' She Must Have Said - Poem by Patrick O'Reilly

If you could only see
The way you make me suffer now,
How I pitch and toss around the floor,
Exhausted by the things you tell me,
Bored
With myself
And my open cuts.

We get sick to the touch
And the talk:
Better to sleep away the day
But sleep is harder to come by
Than four-leaf clovers.

Oh, Darlin',
I am in love,
But it’s frustrating to love you.


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  • (7/28/2006 12:35:00 AM)


    Powerful stuff Patrick I know the feeling. This is the best poetry raw emotion just let it all out.

    Séamus
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010


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