Identity of Desperation

July 27, 2016

I am running
Desperately trying to get away
I am away
Desperately trying to get home

I am nothing
Desperately trying to be something
I am everything
Desperately trying to be nothing

I am me
Desperate to be anyone else
I am unrecognizable
Desperate to find myself

When did I become lost?
Trying to find someone else
Walking the wrong path
Soaring too high

I wish my reflection
Was a friend
Instead of
An Enemy

I wish I didn’t reek of desperation
Consumed by a need
To be someone else
Anyone else

Desperation is my identity
Always wanting something
Slightly out of reach
Never happy inside my own heart

Wishing, Wanting
To smile
Because I am no longer running
I have found my home

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ccscott99 said...
Aug. 1, 2016 at 10:02 pm
This is very good. Your diction is very well chosen and I love the back and forth oppositions. Keep writing, gorgeous!
LitttleMissSunshine replied...
Aug. 2, 2016 at 9:48 am
Thanks you are too kind!
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