Here and There

October 4, 2011
By dsm4ea BRONZE, Blacksburg, Virginia
dsm4ea BRONZE, Blacksburg, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
Stay far from timid, never make moves unless your heart's in it, and live by the phrase 'sky's the limit.'

To the darkness I have wondered
Uncertainty guiding me
Rather an attempt to flee
The demolition of my half-held heart

It is here that I lose
It is here that I use

The spirit of spring has faded
In its place, fall fills my face
There’s a price for every thrill you chase
Seek not long, you’ll find you’re wrong

It is here that I lose
It is here that I use

My hands are strong, but my knees are weak
The higher you climb, the harder you fall
So I reach for the peak and land the base of a wall
My soul, o’ tried and tired, too many times left battered

It is here that I lose
It is here that I use

The illusion of opportunity, there is no escaping me
Fear of failure binds both hand and foot
A beautiful life, stained with soot
A flower above the flame, there’s no way we’re the same

The author's comments:
This piece is an autobiographical reflection on the author's life and the consequences paid for every choice.

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gator90fl said...
on Oct. 12 2011 at 11:14 am
I was moved by how directly the emotions flow from these words


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