Poetry By Chuck



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Where do I go when I travel the long road in the night.
The twists, the turns, that churning mental plight.
When the pressures of my life, chew away at my sanity.

How do I cope with this insanity?
Where does relief lie?
Is there a pill for it?
I'd take it

Deep into the dark of the night
as I stir in my sleep
and dream such things
of pain.

When the constant drum
of obsession comes
and tries the strength
of a man.

I fight the battle of honor
and keep the demon away.
Yet, he fights back
...so well.


Author notes

Exploring those with mental illness.   Walking the edge between sanity and the abyss. 
Written December 16th, 2005