Going "To The Slums"

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
taken from my book, "Gameless"

Submitted: October 03, 2012

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Going "To The Slums"

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When my life crumbles down to sea

And my heart is as empty as can be

Who can be there

To satisfy me?

My only intention is to not be alone

But I can't help it if I

__just can't

____make

______any friends

To leave for north

__is

Not for me

When there is no one there

To be close to me

I must admit

__that

I may not die

And I'll be stuck

__in Oakland

____for all of time

How can the slum life

Be all I know?

I thought God had

Some

__better

____place for

______me to go

And now I wait

"Like a

__sitting duck"

Just to drain

__myself in

____hallowness

Water will

__always fall

From the sky

And as this solitude continues

What worser way to go thru it

Than to not do anything

__about it all it seems?

I'd love to escape life

I'd love to escape life

But thee ol' hole in my heart

Can only be filled by it

-

03-13-'08 #7

D. L. Cannon


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