The Nightmare Inside of Me

May 4, 2012
By TheSilentMourner PLATINUM, Latham, Illinois
TheSilentMourner PLATINUM, Latham, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Never say goodbye because saying goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting"-Peter Pan


Everyday I don my mask
Sometimes it is a torturing task
How does one hate crowds
but fear being alone
I fix my mask and
hope it doesn't crack
Sometimes I cannot tell
wear the mask ends and I begin
My soul is cold
A nightmare inside of me
I hide the monster everyday
I fear it will never be tame
I hide the tears I wish to shed
I hope that soon
Someone will rescue me
from the monsters and the
darkness
Some come close to defrosting me
but soon they give up
and walk away
and I turn cold once more
My heart is cold, frosted over
frozen by the fear of the nightmare
The nightmare inside of me
I want to run and hide
from the monster inside
from the nightmare I live
from the past I cannot forget
from the future that is inevitable


The author's comments:
This poem is mostly about my feelings after my mother left me. How alone I felt and how mean and violent I got. I'm mostly over it but my struggle with my mother's absence.

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on Sep. 7 2012 at 9:42 pm
DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first Law of Equivalent Exchange."

I know you doubt it, and I swear, I did too, and sometimes still do, but all ends well and time will tell. Time will heal the things that cannot be mended.


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