Oh happiness, do not forget me

September 11, 2009
Oh happiness, do not forget me.
Be patient. For I will soon be free.
It shan’t be long ‘til ‘last I return.
Sadness traps me every way I turn.

Oh nature, I shan’t be home tonight.
I can’t see you through this brutal fight.
I can’t rest upon our sacred place.
My eyes have seen too great a disgrace.

Oh love, please help me uncover you.
I am trapped by those who won’t know you.
You are hid’ beneath the wrath of man.
With this war, I don’t know where I stand.

Oh truth, show yourself to those like me.
Lies cloud my view along with fear’s debris.
Fear spreads lies faster than the cold wind.
I must have you as a true friend.

Oh Common sense, can’t they understand?
Pain all ‘round, and still no outstretched hand.
Please do not let me lose everything.
And give me guidance to do something.

Oh dear heart, please don’t cry without me.
I shan’t stand and watch the ruthless sea.
Help me try and calm it, you and me.
Let’s stop this nonsense, you and me.

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PrincessSparkleStar said...
Dec. 29, 2011 at 11:05 am
You are one amazing poet! I really love this, especially the "oh common sense" stanza. Please look at my poem, too!
Zoe F. said...
Nov. 21, 2011 at 4:39 am
oh. my. GOSH. this is amazing!!! i really love this... tears sprang to my eyes. you have an amazing talent! Keep writing x
Dallywood45 said...
Feb. 28, 2011 at 7:22 pm
I love this! It is deep and full of emotion. Keep it up =]
Monkee63 said...
Jan. 15, 2011 at 8:40 pm
wow I realll love this! :D Great job!!!
i.ll_be_fine_899 said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 11:03 am
wowee i loved this!!!! that was outstanding!! like the words, the questions- yes they wer so very true!! this was greeaatt :DD
CherishFaith This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 9, 2009 at 12:21 pm
I LOVE IT!!!! its SOO true. :) good job.
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