Guilt and Time

August 8, 2011
By Anonymous

I felt the sweat dripping of my forehead
The time to shine has nearly come to me
The time has come to get out of bed
There is no time to fail, fear, or to flee

She is there depending on my success
I cannot make just one mistake this day
Her life depends on me,that I must stress
There is no different option or way

It is my fault that she has been taken
Why didn't they take me instead of her?
She is there alone filled with fear, shaken
The Guilt is stuck to my mind like a burr

I couldn't face myself if she to die
I'd rather her to see me dead, and to cry.

The author's comments:
This poem just came to me, In the middle of the day. My teacher Mrs. Markee suggest that sometimes we should just sit down and write, so I did. as the words just came into my mind, I grabbed a piece of paper and wrote.
I intentionally left out major details of the story (names, places, reasons) because I wanted the reader to decide what this poem is about

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