Search For Myself

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  1. psycho8

    psycho8 Well-Known Member

    I wrote this earlier this year. I think in May:smile:

    Search for Myself

    There was a time
    A while
    When I found myself
    Through the battlefields of
    My memory
    Searching for myself
    A sign of who I was
    But I was nowhere to be found
    The cold wet moors of my mind
    Stretching for miles
    Rain drenching my sodden clothes
    Weighing me down
    I fell to the ground
    Tears forming rivers down my cheeks

    While I lay the Sun dried the land
    Forming a never ending desert
    Cracks appearing in the solid earth
    Old memories forming
    I prayed for the rain
    To soothe my parched throat
    But knowing that the rain would turn these new found memories
    To slushy mud again

    I couldn't win

    Vultures flew overhead
    Waiting for my lifeless body
    But a drip of water fell from the sky
    Beginning to fill the cracks
    With lushious grass
    And now I see it beginning to bloom
    My ray of hope for the future
  2. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    Very vivid imagery! I'm glad it ends with that ray of hope and I hope that you're you're feeling that ray these days. :smile:
  3. aki

    aki Well-Known Member

    wow! really good. I agree, I loved the vivid imagery, it transported me for a minute. Really beautiful poem.
  4. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Awesome :) Thanks for sharing
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