The Unnamed Poem

November 28, 2012
By spirit_eyes GOLD, McKeesport, Pennsylvania
spirit_eyes GOLD, McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not. - Epicurus

Oh, to be who I most wish to be
to follow where the wind blows
one day the world will open its eyes and see
the endless beating of my heart
I stand here screaming at the top of my lungs
but nobody stops, and no one will listen
my hands slowly release the rungs
as I fall from this place my tears glisten
I no longer have the power, I have not the desire
to reach for what I want, to climb any higher
I would rather wander for eternity
than face my endless destiny
searching for that which I may never find
it is my greatest affliction
that in my lack of conviction
I can't find what I want, for to it I am blind
and long ago I lost my hope
that ever I should find an end to
this long and slippery slope
I release my grip on certainty
and the need to be who I may never be
in these words I stop this dreadful calamity
perhaps to move on to that which I cannot name
but my goal for now is remaining sane

The author's comments:
This poem is full of my uncertainties for the future. I often feel that everyone is relying on me and I worry that I will let them down.

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