The Darkness I Feel

June 19, 2011
By basketball_chick SILVER, Hendersonville, North Carolina
basketball_chick SILVER, Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Darkness is everywhere
So heavy you can feel it in the air
I see it in the morning
It comes without a warning

I feel it all around me
It will not leave even when I plea
It feels like every day
I am its only prey

At night time it is the worst
It feels as if I have been cursed
It surrounds and grabs me
It pushes me down onto my knee

I am subject to darkness
I am in such a big mess
I cry sometimes when it comes this way
I would tell, but it is my own dismay

I put on a smile and joke around
When inside I am about to drown
Drown in the darkness that controls my life
Telling me to just grab the knife

I act tough on the outside
When really I have cried
Many tears that tell a story
One that is just short of gory

The darkness that is near
Was not always so clear
It disguised itself well
But on me it was casting a spell

Now at night as I lie in bed
I always feel the awful dread
I feel my heart beat faster
Because darkness is my master

It has taken over my mind
In every corner, darkness is what I find
It scares me nearly to death
I am unable to take a breath

I feel it reaching out
Ready to kill me no doubt
Will anyone come to my rescue!
But I already know what is true

I have already chosen the road I walk
Unfortunately, I chose the one with a lock
All I need is the key
The key that will set me free

The key will detach me
Detach me and set me free
From the darkness that holds me close
It is a killer everyone knows

I need to get out of this bind
But darkness has me confined
I am yelling and screaming
I must be dreaming

I pinch myself to make sure
About the darkness I endure

SUDDENLY it comes
My heart is beating like drums
Darkness has me by the throat
I feel like I am afloat

The pain is starting to subside
Maybe I have finally died
Darkness has won its game
And I have gone down in shame

What once started off as a show
Was an addiction that wouldn’t let go
It caught me by surprise
And now it has ended in eternal goodbyes

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This article has 2 comments.

on Jul. 6 2011 at 11:36 pm
i feel your pain please write more good poems like this insipre mw

on Jul. 6 2011 at 12:10 pm
Eno_Bladez GOLD, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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it'll be okay, if it's not okay it's not over.

i love the way you write.


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