Uncomfortably Cold

June 5, 2010
By Randalyn BRONZE, Olds, Other
Randalyn BRONZE, Olds, Other
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment

I strip off this mask,
and stare in the mirror.
Why is the face staring back,
something I fear?

Perhaps it's the eyes,
empty and cold.
Holding back countless lies,
beyond self control.

These eyes, they question
all that I am.
They wonder what I've become.
and where I now stand.

On a line that's been crossed,
many times before.
So many, in fact, my feet
are unbearably sore.

A pain- that is nonetheless,
self-inflicted.
Excruciating pain- a result
of being restricted,

twisted, and tangled up in
white lies.
The end resulting with
self despise,

pity, and an empty hope to change.
stuck as a different person,
in a place that's so strange.

And foreign to most,
it can't be reached within
ranges coast to coast.

This place is hidden.
Barricaded.
Uncomfortably cold.

It is the withered insides of one's soul.

It can only be discovered
on the verge of desperation.
When all you are is an outcast,
in isolation.

If you find yourself here,
lift your head.
Look across the cracked path,
once luscious - now dead.

The trail you walked along,
that led you here.
The only thing that kept you running
was fear.

This.
Is.
Where.
I.
Stand.

And I will make an escape.
I will erase your opinions and create...

What I aspire to be.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem, because my friend was feeling depressed and I had been there before.

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on Jul. 12 2010 at 3:38 am
Randalyn BRONZE, Olds, Other
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Thank you both very much! :)

on Jul. 6 2010 at 11:09 pm
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.

This is AMAZING! I love it. It is very well written, and was a joy to read. You are a great writer! (:

on Jul. 6 2010 at 1:01 am
CourtneyLou BRONZE, SLIDELL, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
Some would rather be miserable then risk being happy ~Robert Anthony

favoriting :)


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