I Let Go a Lot

I tried to move on as I should And as of last night everything was good But first thing this morning There I was again The craving within me The need Walking along the desired path is possible But I feel like I’m swimming upstream I grow tired And after going for so long I…

On the Verge of the Shatter

Something is off, can’t you tell? The state of things just isn’t quite right You can sense it in the air Like your focus is just out of sight There is a common thread with most people That go on trying to live through their day If you were to stop them to ask what’s…

Persecuted for Nothing

I am persecuted. For nothing. I am persecuted for nothing. I’m not bothered, harassed, or cast out. No one around me is really persecuted either. Some may want to say they are, but when we really look at it, they aren’t.   We aren’t threatened not to say what we believe for fear we will…

Searching Through Grey Walls

My heart is heavy My body is sluggish to move The world presses in against me Stuck in the way of its own selfish groove Powerless against it The noise grows ever louder Smaller and smaller I seem to shrink The merciless are ever prouder Hurting, pain and sorrow Seem to rule the day Looking…

The State of Things

I have been stirred Content with how things were I went on just as I was Going from moment to moment, making plans I felt as if my head was down, not seeing things around me, not knowing My inner voice would try to speak but I’d pack it down so far in the dark…

Mantra of a Junkie

It’s hard to hate an addiction you feed Who else is there to blame but you? Starve the addiction, it withers dies But for one reason or other, I can’t see it through I love my addiction, I know that I shouldn’t I should be a slave to nothing It’s at the start of each…

The Sunken Ship

I wrote this as a response to a contest where you were challenged to contribute something scary.  Sunken ships creep me out, hence I wrote this.   The Sunken Ship Each time my eyes behold it Fear shoots through all of me My rational mind tries to justify The truth of what I see  …