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Poetry: “Feelings and emotions”

To some emotions might be a nuisance, but to me they are part of who I am.

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Feelings and emotions

 

I swallow disappointment like a bitter pill

Feel it slide right down my throat

Let it burn inside my gut until

All the feeling’s gone

 

I taste my rejection like a dried up crust

Fell it lodge inside my throat

It sits right there and torments me

Until it finally goes down

 

I sample my happiness like homemade jam

Taste the sweetness on my tongue

I savor it for minutes long

Until I have to let it go

 

I feel my excitement all around

How it tingles when I move

I wrap myself around with it

Until it finally dissipates

 

I carry my sadness like a cloak

Like a rain soaked hoodie shirt

It weights me down so terribly

Until I can cast it right off

 

All of the feelings

All of them

All the bad ones and the good

I could not give up anything

Without losing parts of me

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