What is a drug?

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What is a drug?
my teacher
asks
and I think to myself
A drug
is a voice
that says once more
just once more
That will capture
a freedom loving
mind
spilling over with ideas
and tie a
thick heavy
rope
around the neck
and won't let go
That will wrestle
with the ideas
until they are
forgotten
in a dark
empty corner
Until the only love left
is the love
for the drug.





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ohheyyyelli said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 3:40 pm
I can't even begin to describe how good this is. You explained it so perfectly! Beautiful.
 
thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 5, 2011 at 8:39 pm
That is exactly what it is. it's a terrible thing that is so hard to quit. That is the perfect description of it. I love your writing. It is so simple. It does'nt have to have big words and crazy comparisons. the way you put the words together make it so perfect and wonderful. Crongrats on winning the contest!!! Unfortunately i can't comment/rate 9 of your poems because you don't have enough! But if you ever post more tell me and i will rate those too! I OWE YOU! :)))
 
Rayne replied...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 7:50 pm
Again, thanks! And actually two more were just posted and 3 more are in the works:)
 
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