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He has to be high in order
to forget
that he canít have her
to continue
to love her purely and
forget the barriers
and the war.
He has to be high
to clear his mind of
the rules society
has made
like a casket
suffocating
him awake.
He has to be high
so as not to forget
he is still alive,
to sleep a night of comfort
and forget about
his world.
He has to be high
to forget all the hurtful
words of unworthiness
he has heard,
to forget she is
not in his arms tonight.
He has to be high to
remember her love
to forget the distance
to never give up hope.
He has to be high,
so that when he hears
her tears over the telephone
he does not cry too.



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"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding" Khalil Gibran, The Prophet




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The following comments are for "He Has to Be High"
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he has to be high
this is kinda different from what you usually write...it has this kind of informal theme. it's very realistic and to the point. the last 4 lines were the best, they were very emotional. good job, miss you lots, thanx for the lovely poetry

( Posted by: seniorme [Member] On: November 21, 2004 )





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