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I looked at a map
For a specific direction,
To a boy's heart, But I
Stopped at the wrong station.

Now I am lost, and
all alone in the dark.
In a twisted station.
In the the shape of an arc.

And in this station,
Are my two biggest fears:
Depression and Solitude
That I have escaped from for years.

I scream and cry,
As I see solitude walk about.
And I notice my lips moving
But my voice wont come out.

I quickly grow cold and fearful.
And look all around.
For I have lost all hope.
And know that I shall never be found.

Then I suddenly feel
My heart become gloomy.
Tears roll down my face,
Depression, has now joined me.

I am now a prisoner,
In the cave of a boy's dark heart.
All because of a map
That I have now, tore apart.



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KeishaLouise15 said...
Nov. 12, 2012 at 7:34 pm:
wow excellent! 5 star for sure!
 
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gb12197 said...
Apr. 10, 2012 at 8:59 pm:

this is a great poem i love the concept, the emotion, and the ability it has to conect with the readers feelings. i can really relate to this, so it makes me love it even more. you are a great poet, and i can't wait to read some of your other stuff.

 

 
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Julianasmom said...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm:
Dear author I loved your poem very cohesive , it was well written. Furthermore you were able to transcend your emotional state through your illuminating choice of words. Keep up the good work you are well on your way to becoming a legend of a poet!!
 
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billlover420 said...
Aug. 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm:
this is very very good XD i like how u didnt just do the typical falling in love u showed how bad it hurts wen u fall for the wrong person but u can't get out of the mess that ur in with them and you try hard to escape but it never worrks and we fall flat
 
dark_armor1 replied...
Sept. 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm :
omg yes exactly my concept! you speak my language ;)
 
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thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 10:57 pm:
what a great concept! i like the map thing! very creative! this was very nice! great!
 
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hworld123 said...
Aug. 19, 2011 at 6:11 pm:
I thought that this was very good! I particularly like your third stanza--the beat was perfect, and the rhyming seemed smooth and effortless. I also like your punctuation in all stanzas except for the fifth... too many periods (although it DOES work for you in the sense that I feel almost constricted reading that stanza). Great job!
 
dark_armor1 replied...
Aug. 20, 2011 at 12:13 am :
lmao :) thank you !
 
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mclayne said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 9:56 pm:
This poem really touched my heart and I can't explain it but it made me feel so free yet imprisoned as well. I can't explain it, but you are amazing at poetry and this is one of the most incredible poems I have ever read (if you don't mind could you read my poem Goodbye and give me some feedback on it as well because I would love to hear the opinion of someone as talented as you)
 
dark_armor1 replied...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 10:08 pm :
awwww thank you so much ! and of course !
 
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