The Cost

May 18, 2017
By Patrick82432 PLATINUM, Cheektowaga, New York
Patrick82432 PLATINUM, Cheektowaga, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Where voice had failed
my pen prevailed
and like the winds, became a gale"

~Me


The void is filled, but at what cost?

Your freedom, smile, and dignity lost?

Your sound mind has been sacrificed

for abuse that will suffice

to fill the void, to quench the thirst,

but it should simply be "you first."

Satiated lust achieved,

but as a result, those who care grieved

for your sanity, fading fast,

happiness now left in past

days with slight recollection, though, 

as your tears will forever flow.



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on May. 16 at 2:10 pm
WolfWhisperer0911 PLATINUM, Crosby, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"For I command you, be brave and steadfast! For the Lord your God will be with you whenever you go."
-Joshua 1:9

"Throw me to the wolves, and I'll return leading the pack."- Unknown

"Never moon a werewolf." -Mike Binder

@Patrick82432 Great poem!


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