Separate me from my brain
It causes me so much pain
Much to my own shame
It’s all in your head
They tell me
Till I wish I were dead
But if my head is real
So is the pain
And the shame
Don’t dismiss it so lightly
Or soon again I find myself gripping the blade tightly
As much my reality
As the blood in your veins
I’d be quite remiss
If I didn’t tell you
Don’t dismiss my pain
And I wont dismiss that vein
Or soon this blade won’t be pressed against you lightly
And you’ll be embracing the darkness rightly
© 2021 David
Mark Tulin from Ventura, California on May 10, 2021:
Better to get the pain out in poetry than on yourself. We have all encountered such pain in our lives, some more than others. I wish you much peace.
Misbah Sheikh from The World of Poets on May 05, 2021:
There is so much pain in your poem. I pray everything goes well with you. Amen! It's a shame when people ignore the pain and feelings of others. Stay safe and healthy.
BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on May 04, 2021:
Wow! A very dark and sad poem.
It's a shame when others ignore the signs of something that feels so real.
There could actually be a problem. Trust me...I've been through the mill with doctors and heard that age old saying...it's just in your head.
Then wanting to give you a slew of pills.
There is something in my head...it's a tumor.
So don't take any pain lightly...see a different doctor. No matter how long it takes.