Glimpse of my Life

March 29, 2018

Life taking me by the throat
Gripping, grasping, gasping for air
Choked by my responsibilities
Forced into adulthood

Urging myself to awaken
Now I am overtaken
By the painful thing I call life
I keep awaking in spite

I have nowhere to turn
A fire in me burns
I want to change my life
But I keep getting stabbed by a knife

Blood trickles down
As I let my face form a frown
Then I awaken from this nightmare of a dream
Letting out a scared scream

I was never hurt but felt it inside
I feel as if I have already died
Forced into adulthood; no childhood jokes
Instead I am only getting choked

Forever an adult never the child
From my own taken memories I am exiled
No time for me
I just let it be

Taking my life by the throat
I begin to float
Going higher and higher closer to death
Suddenly I take my last breath

Dead, Died. Dies
As my family cries
I’m not really dead
Sorry if I mislead

What is life?
A childhood wasted in strife
Adulthood only
Yet I am ever so lonely

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