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chest pains

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RobertB
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Oh heartache

most cruel of carcinogens

with tumorous tentacles
strangles mind and thoughts
as hope
becomes resolution
and resolution
yields to grief-
Oh heartbeat

only for sustenance

of an organism
depleted of emotion.


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Pepper
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very good work....enjoyed the read Robert

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Beki
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good poem, strong metaphor that remained consistent throughout...:-)

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