At Last, At Peace

. . . . It’s been a while since I let tears shed in your name Not because you’re unworthy, rather because you’re at peace I am unaware of how we ended up here Pulled in 2 directions Yet each landing on our feet, in different places. I look up at night and smile Knowing […]

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Crushing Guilt

Have you ever felt guilt? I’m not talking about the guilt associated with an extra sweet, one too many drinks or even with a choice you wish you could take back. I am talking about soul crushing, mind numbing guilt. This is the guilt that cripples you, paralyzes you. Leaving you so broken that you […]

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29.

Courage sprouted from despair Love from hate Seeds for tomorrow Planted from today’s misery Greater things on the way

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Phase out

Sitting across the table You slowly fall out of focus My eyes wonder above your right shoulder “What am I still doing here?” I ask myself . . Time has never been a friend of mine Taking too long to get what I need Tired of waiting around Maybe it’s time to leave . . […]

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Exhausted

Do you ever feel yourself slipping into the abyss. Drowning amongst your responsibilities? Do you ever feel all alone while standing in a crowd. Like you’re being weighed down by a neverending to-do list? Do you remember a time when being an adult is all you wanted, you counted down the seconds until you could […]

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Exit

. . . A million reasons to run Hundreds of excuses made Unsure of how I got here Questioning the truth Did I choose a wrong path, Get caught up in the show Believed your lying eyes Now left out in the cold Sifting through the ashes Memories of yesterday’s Mapping out your falsehoods Searching […]

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Agony

The pain is only overwhelmed by the numbness The raw burning vibrating through my body. No escape, not even for a minute, The agony is constant Nothing eases the hurt radiating my spirit, bringing my closer to the edge. It is evident by the screaming, someone thinks this is deserved What did I do to […]

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Carry

. . . Darkness is stewng in my mind Keep sifting through memories I’m not sure what you’ll find Moments of weakness wrapped in regret I’ll swallow anything, please, just let me forget Challenged by demons I thought I had beat If I stay on this path, I’ll be doomed to repeat If I just […]

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Repeat

. . . I feel no pain Yet the tears fall I harbor no ill will Yet revenge is in my mind I can’t remember when it started But I am praying for an end Can’t win the battle tonight A truce until tomorrow And I’ll do it all again Yet relive the moment ending

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