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Poems By Poet Leigh Ladd  8/23/2014 2:16:15 PM
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  1.     

Sleep

Sleep, sleep,
Come my way.
Let me sleep,
So I can start a new day.

Sleep, sleep,
I take my pill.
My mind won't sleep,
Too active with chills.

Sleep, sleep,
Show me how.
What's that, sleep,
How now brown cow?

Sleep, sleep,
My brain is delirious.
Stop playing tricks, sleep,
You're making me furious.
 
Leigh Ladd
   
 

   
   
 

  2.     

Am I Being Mean?

Hey bitch, this poem is for you.
What's that, you itch?
Gee, I haven't a clue.
Maybe you're allergic to my man's glue.

Hi there whore, how are you these days?
Not too good, well that's too bad.
Could it possibly be your plan
To travel from man to man?

Hello slut, oh sorry, I meant friend.
What do you mean you got nipped in the bud?
I'm guessing here, it's only a hunch,
Was it when I punched you in the gut?
 
Leigh Ladd
   
 

   
   
 

  3.     

Came Home In A Box

Why did you go,
Why did you have to leave?
The mere memories of you make me weep.

Just one more day at home,
Someone else would have taken your place,
I would still every day get to see your face.

The last kiss on my lips,
With your smile etched in my mind,
You told me everything would be just fine.

Holding on tightly you had to let go first,
Walking away I remember the look on your face,
When you suddenly turned around and made chase.

You said you had forgotten something important,
Held my face in your hands as I began to cry,
Gently you wiped the tears from my eyes.

You spoke words that I had never heard you say,
Fate and destiny brought me to you,
No matter what may happen I should never be blue.

Bending down to speak to my rounded tummy,
You told our unborn that love he will never lack,
That you two would talk more when you came back.

You told me you love me and would be home before Christmas,
I never thought it would have been in a cardboard box,
My heart is broken and now I am lost.
 
Leigh Ladd
   
 

   
   
 

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Coma

The coma came and I wanted to shout,
I want out and then they came,
The dreams of death that made me feel ashamed.

Ashamed that I had to make the decision,
Who should live, who should die,
Just as long as it was not I.

The battle plagued on for days and days,
From murder, suicide, disaster, disease,
It always had to end in a casualty.

Mother or father,
It had to be one.
Sister or brother,
How could I choose who should have won?

People I didn't even know,
Shot themselves with a gun,
Their blood strewn in the snow.

Water that drowned,
Fires that desiccated,
Earthquakes that desecrated.

Bodies in which cancer was riddled,
The man who went on a murder rampage,
The plane that crashes that leaves families in dismay.

It alarms me and sometimes makes me cry,
I had a part in these people's fate even though untrue,
In order for myself to stay alive,
I had to decide who should live and who should die.
 
Leigh Ladd
   
 
 

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