‘The Edge’

Surrounded by the shadows of memories

And sick illusions of past joys

I lie tearless in the middle

Of the room which carried

My demons for years and more

In the stillness of surroundings

No distractions and no sounds

I lie without a single thought

Racing through my empty mind

I watch my worries circling around

Just watch them growing bigger and smaller

Although I don’t think nor consider

Anything, anything at all

My heart became heartless

The feelings – unwanted dust

Body like a prison

I let out a silent siren’s cry

Bent and straightened in convulsion

Not knowing repercussion

My soul fleeing

My head bleeding

Sweet still sour freedom awaiting

Now, ain’t that what I truly want?


About Magdalena

I'm a positive thinker, a dreamer, a poet, a dancer, a writer. I want to empower people and inspire them to follow their dreams and create their lives exactly the way they wish them to be :)

Posted on May 16, 2012, in Poems and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. heart heartless, body a prions -> all very sad images

    haiku and senryu about annoyances

  2. Sad and moving

  3. This is all far too familiar; you descrbe the darkness well. Perfect poem, well done.


  4. powerful expressions .. wonderfully penned

  5. Very strong verse. Love reading it.

  6. I liked it. thanks.

  7. pretty dark. i liked. probably because i was there before.

  8. That spoke to me that did! I can still a bit of depth in me yet after reading this. Nicely penned.

  9. so scary and sad in many ways the constant thoughts that torment us in our darkest moments …something we can all identify with …thank you for sharing x

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