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Poetry by Stanley Victor Paskavich

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Trauma

Trauma
It can trigger your adrenaline
and make you feel like you'll explode from within.
It will leave a bookmark in your mind
that certain triggers allow you to find....

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Twenty Two

 

Twenty Two
First went the uniform they were so proud of
second they were cast out from most whom they loved.
Then came poverty which made the alleys and streets their...

Total views: 59

Two Spiritual Masters

 

I realize what you teach,

and what you believe.

Yet possibly we are both Masters.

I find energy in my own beliefs

as you find energy in yours.

I care...

Total views: 970

Unification

Unification
I'm sitting here bored with nothing to do
so I figured I'd write a few words for you
when I say "You" I mean every woman and man
and all the children across...

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Unwanted Surprise

      I get free medication, three hots and a cot,
from the trauma in my mind that can't be forgot.
It only happens when my mania leads me astray,
and my mind goes to that place...

Total views: 5,393

Valentine's Day Poem

    Christmas, Easter and Halloween are dandy.
But nothing can beat that Valentine's day candy.
It's only a few more days before Valentines is here,
try not to forget the ones...

Total views: 1,513

Validity

    Thoughts of this and thoughts of that,
Without any thoughts how could we chat?
Thoughts of love and thoughts of pain,
do thoughts come from outside our brain?
They say...

Total views: 1,647

Vanity

     Where doth thy soul reside
Within thine hollow shell
Thumping in a muffled tone
My heart screams out
Yet 'tis faintly a mere glimpse
Amongst the overpowering...

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Vineyard

    My wine's lost its flavor the grapes are all gone,
Yet I continue to swill to drown out life's song.
Painful memories are all that's left for me now,
empty bottles mask and...

Total views: 2,671

Vision's Kiss

 

I’m an American and as our flag dances in the breeze,

I can see the white gowns of the Angels,

the blue rivers that flow freely in this great land,

and the red blood...

Total views: 1,124

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