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Stuff medication / 14 January 2014

But I'm more than this label (Bipolar its name)
there's a real me inside here still fanning the flame
of my creativity, my unique way
of painting a picture with words that hold sway
over your imagination, the way you construe
how we struggle to live in this world, and our view
of the way that you see us, the way that you think
that without medication we'd all surely sink.

But better to fly without your safety net
our minds spinning freely, our thoughts like a jet
of such vast comprehension, we soar through your skies
all shaking foundations and expanding your eyes.

So stuff medication, we'd rather be free
with your sensibilities tossed on our sea
of vast swirling images which, cast on the shore
can never be captured and nailed to the floor.