Stranger to you

December 11, 2009
I watch,
a stranger,
as day-by-day
your composure shatters,
as that affection
shared in years past
fades into despair;

I know it not to be
of your nature
to surrender:
a strong,
determined soul
you are;

I never knew of you
to shy away from
this and to fall
unto affliction,
but I,
a mere child,
cannot bear to see
you die,
that thought
provokes within me
a sense of dread,
summoning me
into the arms of isolation;

My mind,
my innocence
of the world,
will not stand
to see my former
idol obliterated with time;

Empty vacant eyes
stare from the
facade I beheld as
my hero in infancy,
looking out upon
the world with
the slanted vies
of your life and
the restraints
to which you resign;

Caged and numb
to their treachery,
you lack the will
to fight back
these demons,
and in the end,
this fear of death,
this aversion to the
simple truth,
will be your downfall,
and I,
as a stranger,
shall watch you fall

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Powd3er said...
Jan. 14, 2010 at 2:44 pm
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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