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Gothic Poets Poem

What's this paralysis within me?

I still don’t understand it.


Lack of courage, a voice,

only a hand to write my mind.


These thoughts... Oh these thoughts

ricochet within my skull.


Each a bullet tearing through a once sane mind,

now wounded with insanity.


The day I found it'd never be cured,

is the day my life ended.


A dead flower holding on by its withering root,

these legs are rotten but not to their core.


A solid stream of energy flows

through their center.


This is what keeps my hands and face

from hitting the mud.


When I sing with my mind, soul, hand and pen,

I stand upon two roots made of iron