The pain

September 8, 2009
By writerscramp PLATINUM, Green Bay, Wisconsin
writerscramp PLATINUM, Green Bay, Wisconsin
33 articles 0 photos 130 comments

Favorite Quote:
Anyone who says winning isn't everything,
Has won nothing.
``Mia Hamm


i feel sore
my muscles are underused
or so it feels

my nose is running
my elbows won't bend
from where they took my blood out
both times

a spinal tap
has left my back
aching, burning, painful
the pain is enveloping me
becoming me

my thoughts are of one thing
open the cabinet
the voices say
take something, to numb, to lessen

my dad walks in the door.
Tamiflu, Vicadin, Motrin, and something i can't pronounce.

i'm so grateful
the pain will be gone
at last

i gulp them down
quick as can be, then begin to eat
i know if i don't eat

i'll be throwing up
i eat a bag of preztles
a can of soup
and finally,
i drink a 7-up.

my first meal in 30 hours
even though it isn't gourme,
it tasted better than anything
i'd eaten in days

i mean, when i'm stuck
at home with the flu
my wants and needs are simple,
and for good reason, too!


The author's comments:
yea. stuck at home with the flu. it sucks major.

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Heart SILVER said...
on Jan. 6 2010 at 10:31 pm
Heart SILVER, Arcadia, California
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Owie....I really felt bad for you while I was reading this.

Fangz PLATINUM said...
on Sep. 28 2009 at 10:32 pm
Fangz PLATINUM, Ware, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.

i think that you'd be better at prose than poetry. you should try your hand at short stories.

on Sep. 16 2009 at 7:32 pm
writerscramp PLATINUM, Green Bay, Wisconsin
33 articles 0 photos 130 comments

Favorite Quote:
Anyone who says winning isn't everything,
Has won nothing.
``Mia Hamm

I must admit, looking back, the title doesn't tell you what to expect. But after being in pain, the absence of pain and the simple things are the things you appreciate the most.

~~Author


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