Stripped Away

Discussion in 'Poet's Corner' started by InnerStrength, Jan 1, 2009.

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  1. InnerStrength

    InnerStrength Well-Known Member

    "Stripped Away"

    I feel my spirit has been stripped away
    Severed violently by life's cold machete
    I see it flying away into a dismal sky
    With the tattered wings of a fallen angel

    Alone, in this jungle of confusion and self-destruction
    I wait, for something, anything, to break the monotony
    All I hear is a dead silence, interspersed with nothing

    Then I realize, my fleeing spirit was a hallucination
    I have nothing to connect me to others
    That ghost was just a reflection of what had already happened
    Perhaps years ago, I was a man
    But today I see the empty crater within
  2. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Beautiful poem :heart:
  3. InnerStrength

    InnerStrength Well-Known Member

    Thanks :huh:
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