Panic Attack

I went a little off track Hope it's nothing more Than a just minor setback Don't want to have to backtrack Track back Back along the beaten track Uncovering the old cracks Filling up my backpack With the stack of weights that I thought I'd left behind Don't make me go back Back where my [...]

The Invisible Cage

Each year it comes; An anniversary Awakening The memory Of┬ádesperate times And misery An airless bubble Suffocating me A cage that no-one Else can see From which I still fight To be set free Invisible To all but me   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompts: desperate, anniversary & bubble

Moth to the Flame

Like a moth To the flame My unguarded mind Is drawn To the thoughts I know will serve Only to burn But I suffer The flame Enduring The burning For the biggest mistake I could make Would be to shy Away from the fire Away from the light And live a life In darkness Response [...]

Learning

There is so much I must still learn Things I need to know But no-one can teach me Because I cannot be taught I learn from experience Through sights and sounds Through action and emotion What is written in textbooks Will never be teachable to me I have to see it Hear it Do it [...]

Second Gear

I can't seem to make it out of second gear Crawling my way through yet another year I don't know what of but I'm afraid And the overwhelming uncertainty and fear Keeps me from shifting gear I can't get the clutch to engage I see the others in fast lane Passing me by And I [...]

Someday

I sit atop a lonely mountain Watching others play Perhaps I'll get to join them Someday...   I'll climb the trees Scrape my knees And if I feel brave Boldly march Into the dark Of some old spooky cave   I'll roam the hills Explore the wilds I will venture far and wide I won't [...]

Frantic

Frantically searching for answers To questions not yet asked Waiting for a bite on the line I haven't even yet cast Urgently grasping for minutes But time moves way too fast Trying to look to the future But always held back by the past   If you liked this, you should totally check out my [...]