The more I looked out the window I realized just how far away I was from reality
I have been mentally in isolation for so long that I lost my sense of realisticness
I become a dreamer high on disillusion
Ignoring the world's cruel call to wake up
I have become mute and crippled, unable to understand how the human mind works sometimes  
Normal understanding of how the world works has become something I must encrypt
The way I look at the world is unhealthy and not mentally stable
I have become weak and afraid of the time needed for me to change and grow
Stubbornly and afraid, I stand in place as my mind swirls and splits into two
Contradicts itself in need of finding an end, a healthy conclusion on what I should do
I was born with an obstacle called myself
Split into two and need to find a solution
Time and effort to overcome my fear and stubbornness to grow
And I wish I didn't have to do this alone because I don't know where to begin
To take someone with me inside my mind and help me see where the lines being and put an end
But reality claims I must do this alone
And I wonder if reality will show up and pay its respects at my funeral

#fear   #world   #thoughts   #mind   #change   #human   #split   #growing-up   #dissonance  

I promise my child
life is not all bad.
So, lay your weary head down
and dream of tomorrow.
You'll see for yourself
a new day will come,
and hope will rise along with the sun.

Don't forgive me because I cried
Don't forgive me "even though" I lied
Don't forgive me because I'm a kid
Don't forgive because you could've done what I did
Allow me to face my consequences
Let me adapt to my circumstances
Don't allow me my relapses
Let me feel guilt in my synapses
Please don't forgive me because I apologized
Please don't forgive unless I realized
The wrongs I did
And the wrongs I said
The crimes I hid
And the crimes I fed

Please don't forgive me
Because I seem to feel guilty
Please don't forgive me
Because my eyes went all "melty"
Please don't forgive me

Ravanna Dee
Ravanna Dee
Dec 28, 2016

It sways in and out of my thoughts.
Like a fall leaf on a slim tree limb.
Decisive on weather it should just
hold on or let go.
Risk the drop,
or cling onto the only thing it's known.
I am a leaf and you are my rugged branch.
You were my stronghold for a while,
but now I want to taste the wind!
So, sadly, I must let go of us.
I must learn to fall a little
if I ever want to rise.
Let the wind take places I've never been before.

#love   #life   #relationships   #fall   #fly   #rise   #wind   #parents   #growing-up   #leaf  

And as she watched the sunrise on her future, her heart fluttered with anticipation for the next great race.

#life   #adventure   #new   #race   #growing-up  
Mica Kluge
Mica Kluge
Jul 3, 2016

My heart cannot settle.
I don't belong here.
I'm "too young to leave,"
But I'm too old to stay.
I don't belong here.

Come back, coffee eyes

I need to tell you the story about the blue bowed baby
I boiled up in blood
and never got a chance to see smile
because I wouldn't let her into the world long enough to flash in my memory
I couldn't handle giving her an identity

Come back, coffee eyes
and hear why I hate sex
why I walk around undressed
so no one really wants me

pretty boys with gentle tongues trick you with their nervous sweats
they say they'll hold your hand
but they're gone before you're done lifting up your hair
wondering how life got this way

I almost made this up, but I didn't
Jude M Salazar
Jude M Salazar
Apr 18, 2016

Oh child, goodbye
For they wish for you leave
Oh woman, stand strong

#life   #haiku   #child   #maturity   #growing-up  

Friends from our past,
Now we barely meet.
All those memories,
Crushed under our feet.

Treading on to life,
With a cautious stroll.
The higher we'll go,
The harder we may fall.

Memories our younger hearts,
To us have passed down.
The rivers from our past,
In which we have drowned.

What the worst of our days,
Have taught us of life.
Down by swamps,
Waiting for sunshine.

Everything we're leaving behind
Is a lesson.
Teaching us to unlearn,
Some things we'd learnt.

Thinking of the future,
Goosebumps on my skin.
How we may have to change,
Whatever we have been.

Change is hard but we,
Must move on.
Towards bigger things,
And to a greater dawn.

Eyes are filled with hope,
And the dreams are laid out.
Now is the time,
To stop messing about.

Looking up at the sky,
Taking a deep breath.
Escaping with life,
From the clutches of death.

The thrill that it is,
To take a leap of faith.
Jumping from a height,
Not afraid to be late.

Asking for your love,
To walk out the door.
Takes all that you have,
And a little bit more.

But all of the times,
We're too scared to let go.
We give our inner devils,
The chances to grow.

So when the days,
Are the hardest we've seen.
We will have to be,
The toughest we've been.

Then close your eyes tight,
And get high on your dreams,
Shout out so loud that,
Only you can hear you scream.

And when those days are gone,
When you're through all the pain.
Smile at those clouds,
And dance in the rain.

Think of how we started,
And how far we have come.
And of all those miles,
That we are yet to run.

M.

First submission. Hope you liked it!
Alisha Isabell
Alisha Isabell
Jan 25, 2016

I have cried these eyes empty,
Time and time again, I know
The hurt.
Cold caves on my face, Stone
Wells are my expression.
Wells never deep enough to trap the small girl,
But always hollow enough to have her screams remain
And echo

Throw your coins in and make a wish
Before the water washes out.

#poetry   #sad   #girl   #tears   #anxiety   #hurt   #wish   #screams   #growing-up  
 
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