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Black dog

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At the tender age of fourteen
I acquired this unwanted pet
it's followed me round like a bad smell
everything's bad about it
I don't even have to call
and it's there at my feet, 
pawing and clawing at my state of mind
I find it hard to keep my composure
when the black dog's upon me.
The ravenous beast, it eats me up
cometh the hour, cometh the...

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Once-upon-a-time, a barman worshipped the Sun.

Worked nights so didn’t see much of it

but in his head he’d got stories of

the Fire God supreme,

Blaze Lord,

vanquishing monsters who'd eat out your dreams.


He called the Sun ‘Hero’,

believed it had six pairs of arms,

giant wings of flame

and the handsomest nose in the galaxy.

Made moons blush

and g...

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The door closes in my face
I don't belong here, in this place,
Laughter from the other side,
tears prick my eyes as I walk away,
I try not to choke,
sick of the silence
sick of the loneliness
sick of being the only one who doesn't get the joke,
see the photos on Facebook the very next day, it hurts
or sometimes the very same night, it hurts,
the smi...

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When I am in a depression

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I have found a good treatment

when I am in a depression or a melancholy mood,

hope I will be understood.

Alas, this treatment is the best for me,

so, I don’t want to harass the rest,

But, please, have your own guest

when you are oppressed.

For me is the best when I am oppressed

to read or  write poems.

It helps and adds adrenaline to blood

without any dud scud.

Larisa R...

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