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I make myself a noose of despair
as I stand on this chair made of hope;
I fix the noose around my neck
and pull taut on the rope.

As I kick hope away, despair grabs my throat
causing my neck to give;
Because without hope, despair always wins
killing the spirit to live.

by secretpoet
posted on 07/11/2007

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Comments: 24

Comment by Kumoriko: Mar 19, 2016 8:07 pm
This was very good.
Comment by Valton18: Dec 12, 2010 2:49 am
Very nice.
Comment by holehearted: Sep 3, 2010 2:42 am
Despite this being written from such a dark place, it is absolutely gripping! You have a real gift.
Comment by skbarbie9: Jul 26, 2010 3:17 pm
Comment by Cutelipz23: Apr 10, 2010 3:36 pm
GREAT!!! Smiley Smiley Smiley
Comment by Charmer: Jan 15, 2010 11:56 am
Comment by howdyyy: Aug 11, 2009 3:14 pm
i love your style. so much. it's so unique
Comment by IrisLee: Aug 9, 2009 1:03 pm
DAMN! You are an amazing poet!!!
Comment by ArcAngel: Nov 19, 2008 4:26 pm
It's good but I disagree with the phrase "without hope, dispair always wins". Why will remain a mystery.

Very Good Poem Though! Smiley
Comment by apollocrunk: Jul 27, 2008 2:59 pm
darn youre good

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