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MadMan

January 17, 2014
By PirateCountry DIAMOND, Muncie, Indiana
PirateCountry DIAMOND, Muncie, Indiana
91 articles 18 photos 330 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."


He’s always chuckling inside my head
Trying to make me laugh like a lunatic when I lie awake in bed
He wants my eyes to widen with madness
He wants me to be a damp pile of sadness
I feel him pry my teeth apart and open my mouth
I feel him making me repel the others like magnets of the north and south
I feel him trying to make me look insane
I feel him wriggling about in my brain
He whispers nonsense things to me in the dark
He has left on me his big dark mark
He makes me shiver with strange words
He cackles and cheeps like a chorus of birds
He is trying to control me like a puppet master
Making me run in circles getting faster and faster
I am trying in vain to just be myself
But he is impossible like the devil himself
He is trying to make me conform to the world
He lays out a path for me, ready and unfurled
He wants me to see what I wish not to see
Who I don’t even know and who don’t know me
I don’t know how long I will be sane enough
To tell when he lies and when to call his bluff



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on Apr. 16 2014 at 11:04 am
Demoderby PLATINUM, Pontiac, Illinois
28 articles 13 photos 93 comments

Favorite Quote:
All that we see or dream is but a dream within a dream
-Edgar Allen Poe

good job on the rythem. I enjoy this one. Insanity and the crazyness in your head, all like I. Well, I acutally suffer from mentil shit (excuse my choice of words) But I can control the voices and when they try and take over. Check out some of my stuff, rate and comment any/all of my stuff. Everyone who reads this please do. :)

on Jan. 25 2014 at 6:13 pm
PirateCountry DIAMOND, Muncie, Indiana
91 articles 18 photos 330 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."

Thanks! And you're right. We all have "inner demons". I've tried explaining mine in this poem :)

Anna45 SILVER said...
on Jan. 25 2014 at 12:19 pm
Anna45 SILVER, Allentown, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
But I knew that was what he wanted, even as the lot echoed with the cracks of the shot, even as I begged silently-please not him, not him and Johnny both-I knew he would be dead, because Dally Wintson wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted

I love the rhythm in this! It has a steady flow to it. Also, I get where your coming from in it. Everyone has their inner monsters....


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