The Beast | Teen Ink

The Beast

May 20, 2012
By marzipan SILVER, PA, Pennsylvania
marzipan SILVER, PA, Pennsylvania
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To this world I’m blind and dumb,
I’ve become utterly numb.
But one thought penetrates the hum--
the incessant cranial buzz
that resonates through my head:
is this life or death?
My body heaves with self-hate.
Silently, I writhe in pain
as loathing seethes into my veins.
I smile wide, sanity feign.
Then, bursting with life--whirring--
I’m super-alive; jittering.
I stand, steady myself quick
before they know something’s amiss:
that I’m no longer here
and in my place stands Her--
the Beast that poisons my brain.
The Beast created this sick game.
She hurls me hard towards the sky,
then slams me to the ground to die.
I am at the mercy of Her hand,
My emotions are not mine to command.
She will never set me free.
She keeps normalcy under lock and key
out of my reach.

The author's comments:
This is about my bipolar disorder, which I just recently realized I have.

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on Jun. 8 2012 at 10:44 am
colormenerdy GOLD, Uniontown, Ohio
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The rhyming is absolutely beautiful . Great job!