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Zach Lubline  Aug 2016
Zach Lubline Aug 2016
People have seemed so dull, lately.
My life not feeling quite full, lately.
Lonely, but surrounded by friends, lately.
Listening to your favorite songs again, lately.
It's been cold, then really hot, lately.
I've been missing you a lot, lately.

I've been remembering my dreams, lately.
Contemplating what that means, lately.
Wanting to visit you at school, lately.
Been feeling kind of like a fool, lately.
I feel like I've hit a wall, lately.
Wishing I could just call, lately.

I've been drinking like you did, lately.
Avoiding more than I'd like to admit, lately.
There's a piece missing in my life, lately.
No one seems to fit just right, lately.
Busy, you shouldn't be on my mind, lately.
But you're the only happiness I find, lately.
I wish I could lie next to you again, lately.
I wish I had been a better friend, lately.
For Maple
Willard Wells  May 2015
Willard Wells May 2015
Rain tease us lately
         Baking earth lately.

Lakes are low lately
         Rivers are low lately

Trees die lately
          Grass dies lately

Prices up lately
           Money down lately

Suffering up lately
            Happiness down lately

Prayers up lately
              Attendance down lately

                               Looking at life lately

                                                               Sad lately
Drought of California
Natalie  Apr 2020
Natalie Apr 2020
Been awkwardly deep lately
Been crying lately
Been checking out my eyes lately
Why are they always red lately?
Been hella insecure lately
Been trying to be better lately
Been trying so hard lately
Been checking out my eyes lately
Why are they always red lately?
Been missing dad lately
Been wondering if I made him proud lately
Been over thinking lately
Been over thinking lately
Been over thinking lately
Been checking out my eyes lately
Why are they always red lately?
jack of spades  Aug 2015
jack of spades Aug 2015
I've been withering.
It's getting
harder and harder to just keep smiling,
it's getting harder and harder to force myself to start trying,
it's getting
to get out of bed every morning.
Lately, things haven't been looking so great, it seems. The clouds in my head are creating
thunder around my vision
and lightning in my veins, begging
to strike.
Lately, I can't find motivation for anything.
Lately, I've spent more time quiet and alone than anything and that scares me.
Lately, I've been looking into dark things only to find certain things that should be terrifying are only exhilarating.
Lately I've been dreaming of nothing
because I've never been a dreamer
and I've never had any drive
and I've never had desire
and lately
I've been thinking about how I'm not actually passionate about anything.
Nothing is exciting.
Everything has been hazy lately.
I've been sleeping ten plus hours,
and lately that hasn't been enough for me.
Lately I've been...
to finish anything.
everything is exhausting.
im so tired but school is starting in a week and i just wanna
Dina  Apr 2015
Dina Apr 2015
I've been down lately.
Can't find a way out lately.
I've been lost lately.
Loosing it all lately.
I've been crying lately.
Because I'm too mad lately.
I'm choking lately.
Cause of my deep hole lately.
I've been hard to reach lately.
I've been hard to teach lately.
The reality is lately...
Lately I've been sad.
Lately I haven't found the right words to tell you.
I want to tell you of the goodnight kisses that bring me sweet dreams.
The rhythmic goodbyes that go for a walk along the contours of my skin.

Lately I haven't found the right words to tell you.
I want to tell you of my hopes and my dreams.
The way they all have one thing in common.

Lately I haven't found the words to tell you that I can't think straight.
I talk to strangers on the street and I hope you are listening.
I talk to gardens of flowers as I pass and I hope you are listening.
I cradle my pillow at night and I hope that you can feel me, with you.

Lately I've been kinda ******* myself.
See I can't seem to forgive myself for falling for you.
For jumping off the cliff of lies you so carefully laid out for me,
and falling.
You let me fall slowly as you told me that you would never hurt me.
You let me fall deeply as you held my hand the way down.

Lately, I've been doing a lot of thinking
But the only thing I seem to be able to think clearly about is you.
Lately I 've come to the conclusion that you will never miss me like I miss you.
That you will never want me like  I want you.
And you will never hear me like I hear you.

So this is the conclusion I've come to.
I'm gonna fall, and I'm gonna fall fast
but I'm taking you with me, even if we crash.
Alaina Moore  Jun 2018
Alaina Moore Jun 2018
Lately when I've been walking,
I find myself staring at the sidewalk.
Thinking "I should just lay down,"
as if the sidewalk is the perfect place
for a defeated nap.

Lately when I've been working
I find myself unable to concentrate.
Words move around on the screen
and my brain can't keep up with my eyes.
Reading only to instantly forget.

Lately when my phone rings
I panic a little.
Fearing whatever is on the other end
is something that isn't conducive
to peace.

Lately I have started to wonder
If I was mistaken to hide my sickness,
to hide my pain.
Because now I can't hide it,
and the perception of me becomes
a crying wolf.
Yet I've always felt this way,
just with lips sewn shut.

Lately when I've been eating
I am repulsed by food.
My throat rejects it;
unable to swallow.
No appetite,
neglecting the consequences;
the hallow weakness.

Lately I've felt like
I am slowly killing myself.
Adrenal gland pumping,
at all hours of the day;
heart grieving;
stomach on strike;
body screaming.

Lately I've been trying to get better
but I can't tell if it's working.
Ben OHara  Nov 2011
Lately pt 1
Ben OHara Nov 2011
Lately, things have been hard

Lately, things have been tough

Lately, we haven't talked

Lately, you've had enough

Lately, I stand alone

Lately, I do not care

Lately, you've been away

But baby,

Once you were there

We met in July

You were gone by October

Haven't seen you in as many

months it's been since I was sober

So I'll take another ****

Get lost

in the smoke

I'll take another sip

Till I don't

t  r  i p

Lately, things don't seem right

Lately, it's so hard to sleep at night
Leticia JL Sims Dec 2016
Lately the pain is driving me a little crazy
but lately I am getting through it faster
Lately the pain is driving me a little crazy
Lately I feel as if you will soon move on
Life will soon move on
and I will always think of you
but as time goes by I know you will stop being on my mind constantly
even tho all I want is you
for you to be right by myside
because with you I feel the best
the happiest
Im in love with you
I cant help that ****
I feel for you
but im  losing it for you
cause baby as time goes by
Im not feeling like I used to about chu
I still want you I really do
but as time goes on I realized that you aint right for me
you never ****** treated me like you shouldve
you never loved me like you shouldve
been there like you shouldve
but baby lately
im losing those feelings for you
and lately im not thinking so much about chu
lately Ive been getting that money like im supposed to
and lately im alot happier with myself
like i shouldve been along while ago
and lately I realiezed
I can make money without chu
I can be better without chu
I can grind without chu
I can be alot happier wihtout chu
I dont even need you
I dont know what I was thinking
some reason I had it in my head that I needed you
but baby lately
I been feeling like *******.
Chuck Kean  Feb 2020
Chuck Kean Feb 2020

   Lately I've come to a new
Kind of an understanding
I've noticed my universe
Is progressively expanding

Lately there's a change in
What my eyes are seeing
And there's a feeling my
Soul has been receiving

Lately life seems to be Something
that's worth living
I've got a heart that has
Love that's worth giving

Lately there's a voice my ears
Have been tuned to hear
And suddenly it seems
To be all to clear

Lately I've seen a new light
Shining brighter every day
And my darkness feels
A million miles away

Lately there's a message
Powerful but sedately
And the man that I am
Has changed as of lately

Written By:Charles Kean
Copyright 01/28/17
All rights reserved
nim  May 2018
nim May 2018
Lately, I've been more depressed
Than ever, this feeling
of destruction has been
getting visible over the day,
instead of just at night

Lately, this black hole
Has been swallowing me,
slowly tearing me apart
and I don't know how do deal with it.

I don't feel real
Time passes slowly yet vastly fast
and lately, the thunder's
been scaring me
instead of giving me warm comfort
in the dead silence of my room

the colors don't seem very alive anymore
nothing feels important, to me
...and I don't know
how much longer will it take
before the abyss swallows me whole.

And I mean every single
word that I tell you,
and my every emotion is tangled
and all I'm left with is this mess in wires
so light in my hands,
So easy to throw away

Lately I've been more scared
About death, about existence
And this familiar feeling
Is slowly writing the melody;

A perfect harmony,
Yet so monochrome and monotonous
So devastating, subdoing hope
and lately,

I don't know
What to do
Lately, the things that once
Gave me joy,
Gently swiping though
Pages and pages of books
bring nothing

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