Tiny Round Friends.

It's been a while since I've written
It may be 'cause it's been a while
Since I've really felt anything at all

One little white pill
"It'll take all the pain away"
But the dealer never told me
My new friend was here to stay
So before you say yes
There's something I need to say

You'll lie awake wishing for pain
At least then you'll feel something
But it'll never fucking come
Because your friend you call numb
Calls your brain home

Numbness used to be my friend
But when you invite him over
He'll never want to leave
And you'll do everything you can
To evict him from your home
But forever there, he'll stay
And you'll always feel alone

My tiny round friends used to be so kind
Now I'm reminiscing on times I felt alive 


◄ The Man That Gravity Forgot.

No Questions Answered. ►


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keith jeffries

Wed 10th Jan 2018 22:42

Nick, keep writing. You are good. I look forward to more. Thanks. Keith

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Hannah Collins

Wed 10th Jan 2018 20:54

I can't imagine feeling numb but I can understand from your words that it is not a good replacement for pain.
Your words reach out and would touch anyone who reads it.


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Wed 10th Jan 2018 14:56

Wow, thank you Keith for the kind words. I don't usually write in the plans of people reading my work but reading your comment, I'm glad you have. I really appreciate you keeping up with what I write. Thank you for making me feel less alone.


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keith jeffries

Wed 10th Jan 2018 14:43

Hello Nick, thank you for this poem. You are indeed a poet who writes from the heart and mind with blistering honesty. I marvel at your honesty and talent. I had little friends once who came in bottles. They were destructive. You speak from the heart with eloquence. In your poem New Orleans you end the poem by saying ¨and work on a new approach . You have a literary talent which people need to read, hear and appreciate. You have a lot to say. Thanks again. Keith

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