to resign.
No Name
No Name
Jan 29, 2011

Sign on the dotted line-
I’m always the last one.
Last one to sign it off,
say goodbye,
make the last call,
Last one
to resign.

Sep 19, 2014

cold is sweeping across my bones
and my mind retreats further
and further, resigned to winter

Jul 12, 2015

politics always has an answer
but when the chips are down
resignation is the default position

Former goals long before gone,
broken dreams,
hidden in secret behind friends views,
a life in vain.

Doubtless efforts fruitless taken,
countless beatings endured,
still seeking path to milk and honey,
wondering if it hasn´t already resigned.

Value meaningless,
reduced to sheer nothingness,
clouded vision,
not able to recognize it´s worth.

Neither happiness nor sadness,
behind it´s emotionless face,
killing time with dusty distractions
and waiting for something to happen,
that relightens a fire
well known in former days.

Sometimes your best efforts haven´t the best outcome. And a heart in pain needs words in pain to feel understood. So take as long time as you need ... until you be the one relightening your fire by yourself.
Dan McGowan
Dan McGowan
Jul 9, 2015

I long to repeat that thing I never did before

Sep 29, 2016

My heart is a desert,
Ready for the soothing rain of your love.
But the promise of your affection
Is a mirage.

Copyright © 2016 Oby. All rights reserved.

the eager child
runs to the hanging fruit--weeps
at picked stems

a note to the feeling of wanting something all the more, after it is gone out of reach.
Jan 15, 2015

When assuredness
won't slay its enemies,
and determination
forgets its ardor;
the wind the leaves lets fall,
the water its surfaces harden.

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