Taking The Pain

I take the pain

Like a person

I swallow the sin

Like a good man

All around you and I

Resides the nasty Satan

That’s why you and I

Can’t see eye to eye

Now take the pain

Like a person

Like a woman

Or like a man

That’s your choice

That’s your luck

To swim in the dust

That’s your lust

Now, this is your turn

To rot, to burn

To walk away or to talk.

 

Copyright © June 2022, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poetry.

 

 

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world

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