Single Breath, Simple Prayer

May 10, 2011
By Anonymous

A single breath
Could be the last.
It could be
The Solution.

It's worked for so many
Common knowledge,
Yet a taboo.

Don't get me wrong,
I'm not depressed.

I just look inside and see
Emptiness.
Loneliness.
Numbness.

A blank sheet of paper
Is where my soul should be.
I lack the markers to
Give it color.

My body is covered in scars
Though they are invisible.
Nobody can share
My pain.

This cruel, cruel world
Chips away at me.
Every word.
Every glance.
Everything.

A battered, charred block of wood
That has lost all shape.
A simple pound of pressure
Would bring it all down.

My mind has launched its counterattack:
Numbness.
Now, nothing.

I know there is a God.
I think there is a God.
Is there a God?

Help.
Amen.



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on Jun. 14 2011 at 12:14 pm
Eno_Bladez GOLD, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
it'll be okay, if it's not okay it's not over.

umm i love your poem.... i know exactly what you mean.

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on Jun. 13 2011 at 3:11 am
AoiSora BRONZE, Mabank, Texas
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There is a God up there watching you! Give him the space and he'll help you! I cried reading this, because I've felt it. I still feel most of honestly, except the part about questioning if there is a god. This I'm sure of. More than anything in the world.

on Jun. 13 2011 at 12:21 am
hiddenbehindmyeyes BRONZE, Enola, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"They say loving you gives pain is full of sacrifies but i'd rather have alot of pain and many sacrifies then to not be loved by you."

I know exactly what you mean by this. Sometime colors don't always help though....

on Jun. 12 2011 at 12:43 pm
WickedStarcatcher DIAMOND, Massapequa, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't damsel well. Distress, I can do. Damseling? Not so much."
— James Patterson
"This is the very first page, not where the storyline ends, my thoughts will echo your name until I see you again..." ~Taylor Swift "Enchanted"

This is really beautiful and soooo relatable (spelling!?) anyways, I feel like even if a person does not have such extreme feelings, everyone has those days when they feel down and like they do not matter. Your poem encompasses all these feelings beautiful and still gives off a feeling of hope. It seems like there is alot of dispair and you (or the narrator) embraces it, but wants to be better and has hope that one day things will change. Just my interpretation :D Seriously, I luv this! Keep writing! <3

on Jun. 11 2011 at 9:20 pm
AndySixxLover GOLD, Weatherford, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
These violent delights have violent ends and in there triumph die like fire and powder in witch their kiss consume

 Its exactly how i feel with everything thats happened to me i Ask myselt this everyday i love it keep up the amazing work!!!!!!

on Jun. 11 2011 at 12:17 am
joyfuldancer SILVER, Easton, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
I'm not a perfect person, I'm a forgiven person.

I know how u feel.  I have written things similar to this and felt the exact same way.  Yes, there is a God and His name is Jesus Christ.  He loves you and He will fill you with all u need to not just survive but to thrive.  God loves you.  Believe that.

on Jun. 10 2011 at 12:59 pm
kaykaybeck PLATINUM, Petersburg, Michigan
24 articles 4 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life takes you somewhere, love helps you get there.

Wow this is really good! (:

on Jun. 10 2011 at 10:57 am
twizzlerluva97 GOLD, New York City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Success comes to those who persist after all have given up. Which is why it is never crowded along the extra mile."

Good poem i really liked it......(really hope everything works out)

liaa99 GOLD said...
on Jun. 9 2011 at 8:47 pm
liaa99 GOLD, Seattle, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Just when the caterpillar thought it was going to die, it turned into a butterfly."

Wow, this is an amazing poem. I can definitely relate dude.

on Jun. 9 2011 at 7:28 pm
Delliebug BRONZE, Arima, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me- Philippians 4:13

btw...plz trust me as a 15 yr old teen..saying..THERE IS A GOD..i put my life on the line to prove that HE LIVES..JESUS LIVES...u might think he isnt hearing u..but he is...he's just has another plan in mind than the one u thought bout.....evryting happens for a reason..so dont worry...God has evryting planned out...all u hav to do is give him ur choice..he isnt goin to force u...u hav to choose him..:)..hope dis helps ...:)

on Jun. 9 2011 at 7:25 pm
Delliebug BRONZE, Arima, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me- Philippians 4:13

yes..beautiful...full of feelings..can relate..:'(..hope evryting works out :)

 


on Jun. 9 2011 at 4:37 pm
no.name. PLATINUM, Ceres, California
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Beautiful work. I feel you on this one.


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