Extra Sauce

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I know it sucks

Because

I’ve sucked it

That’s rite

You heard me

I know the pain

And it’s pleasure

How you sit

There in your

Chair and you

Submerged

Yourself

In all the

Darkness

You can take

How you wished

It wasn’t that way

How you are tried

Of talking,thinking

And acting

How it has become

A nervous tick

And people will

Stop and ask

You if you’re ok

I know it sucks

Cause I’ve been

There and back

To the nails on

The blackboard

That sound it

Makes

How your blood

Curdles

But let me stop

because

Pain is

Over rated

And say for

All the pain

I’m forgetting

One important

Factor

There still

A life w/in

A light to

Shine

That brings you

Back

That put your

Feet to the

Floor

Every morning

To say I made it now

This is the sauce

This is my gravy

 

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9 thoughts on “Extra Sauce

  1. Hold onto that light, even if it’s faint.
    It will take you to your center –
    that core where you can let go of the pain.
    Watch the torment shrink.
    Don’t let go of the fight.
    Feel your strength.
    It’s in that dim light.

    Your poem of endurance touched me greatly, Shel. Always wishing you hope and comfort in the words we love so much. 💖

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