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life
doesn't stop

it keeps rushing on
without me

i wish i could push pause
sometimes

so i could
figure myself out
before the moment happens
and i have to be
outside
of myself
again

but there is no pause button.
feeling dizzy
Steve Page Aug 31
A pause
A choice of disconnection
An examination of options
An opportunity to change direction

An opening
An invitation for interruption
A deliberate contemplation
A much needed punctuation

A calming
A stilling
A waiting
A hearing

A surrender
A release
A long deep breath
And unexpected peace
Proverbs 8:34
34 Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
Luke 10:39
39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said.
Philippians 4:7-8
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.... whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Anna Jul 17
I have never claimed to be perfect.
I always admit to my flaws,
but somehow they can always force me to show my claws.

So I take a break.
I quickly pause,
because if I stop.
I will shatter from their barbed jaws.
mXc Jun 10
I stopped
I feel hopeless
I feel emptiness
I feel like its the end
Yeah I stopped
But Because
I wanna take away everything,
every thoughts, every pain, every tears that kept
I am tired of everything and for everyone,
I want to rest...
that's the point.
I want rest.
Stand & Fight again.
it's okay not to be okay. just rest and after fight
bk May 12
"I love you," he said.
"Yes, I know that," I said, "but are you in love with me?"
He paused for a second.
I didn't need him to say anything else.
In his hesitation, I found my answer.

B.K.
~ An excerpt from a book I will never write.
Nathalie Apr 18
She draws in

And finds comfort

In cocooning

There is wisdom

In retreating from

The medley of duality

From the outside world


Sometimes the need

To pause is needed

In re-establishing vital

Energy before stepping

Out and blending

Forth with the masses



Balance and equilibrium

Sends positive messages

To the body and brain

Generating a strong

State of homeostasis

Which is crucial to

Optimal health


~Nathalie
Erian Apr 1
as the lyrics come to a pause
when the rhythm departs in the air
all is left is the broken radio
and tears dried as fair
AnxiousOcean Mar 29
For a moment I would stop
and gaze at the sunset;
as the sun humbles itself,
I still could not forget.

For a moment I would stop
and search for the moon;
for the night is overwhelming,
I hope it fades away very soon.

For a moment I would stop
and listen to my demons;
different voices, different tones,
they are hungry lions.

For a moment I would stop
and recall my past;
what had happened?
What was that blast?

For a moment I would stop
and realize my mistakes;
I thought they would strengthen me,
but anxiety is all they make.

For a moment I would stop
and overthink for a while;
I could not sleep,
the sheep had ran a mile.

For a moment I would stop
and do nothing, but sank;
I feel nothing, am I nothing?
'Cause I feel like I'm blank.

For a moment I would stop,
hoping that this will all stop;
because I'm too drained
for another teardrop.
Have you ever had that moment when time stops and everything becomes cold and silent? It feels like your time is up and all you can do is to think about it over and over again.
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