Pain

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For the many months

It has come and gone

 

It seems like a lifetime

That I have made it my own

The surgeries, the short recoveries

And there is my personal hell too

The many days, the many nights

There was never a rescue

 

There were short breaks

Before the significant reprise

The many tears that flowed

From my watery eyes

Sometimes different and many times the same

Front and back and in between too

Sometimes small and many times big

But then the time cameΒ it grew, it grew

Before the major one

Its significance overwhelmed

It took my strength

I became unhelmed

 

And the surgery to end it all

With more pain to follow

The pills, the pills

So much to swallow

Slowly the dispense as it takes its time

I want it a memory and not in theΒ present

But I am reminded each day

Today it is another event

What lies in the future

It is unknown at this time

As in the past and today

There seems to always be a climb

 

The pain is here today

For this one thing I know

As the days become weeks

The pain will come and go

52 thoughts on “Pain

  1. Writing is a powerful weapon in the war against pain. So is time outside with nature and its myriad of colours and creatures. I can’t help take you out, but I can send you some virtual flowers 🌺 🌻🌷 We have lots of spring colour now which is definitely lifting the spirits: crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, primulas and tulips. Today was a beautifully sunny day and it was great to breathe fresh air and listen to the birds. Big hug, Terry πŸ€—

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