MORPHINE DRIP (POETRY )

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For Halloween I want to be a morphine drip

To let the sun dry me up

And run healing through this broken cup

But there is no sun in October

And the weather is always better after the rain

The atmosphere is clearer

But the environment stays the same

 

For Halloween I want to be a morphine drip

And sip on tomorrow

And lend out me

And get back things people have barrowed

I want to empty this drip

And let go of Eden that holds on to me with a death grip

The Garden of Eden was not a place

But an atmosphere

And things are not always as beautiful as they may appear

 

For Halloween I want to be a morphine drip

So I can crawl backwards through my veins

And nod sluggishly off into corrosion

Mixing this chemical with the rain

 

I want to…

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  1. I love the repetition of the first line. It’s thought provoking and intense. There’s indeed something about Halloween that makes it memorable, the feeling of death moving throughout the land and pass off unnoticed is intense. What a wonderful piece this is! You’ve employed great and elaborate images.

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