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you have been
a weight on me
since the day I first saw you.
I think
my heart is gently
Beneath the depths of a thousand waves
I want to cry out
but even if you heard,
you’d watch me be engulfed.
Keller 7d
All the ways I try to fill the void
Seem to make me empty

Funny how shallow needs
Create a shallow soul
I'll continue to sink lower and lower
thomas Nov 12
i’ve been to a few parties now.
each one of them intoxicating,
in a few different ways.

my premonition of these events
was correct: they were filled
with people who were running.

each person, however happy,
had the entire ocean pooled
in the rims of their eyes.

their hair blew with invisible
gusts of wind, drawing tears
from the seas in those sockets.

they ran from it. drowning
themselves in drink, pushing
forward helplessly.

but fighting it is hopeless,
sinking in the ocean, just like
we were designed to do.
fall, into your blue.
Daniel eason Nov 10
Just leave me alone
I want you to stay
Why did it have to be this way
I wasnt thinking
I was drinking
To late now
Your boat is sinking
A poem about alcoholism and how it ruins lives
Shane Rowe Oct 6
you haven’t been sleeping enough,
I see your eyes flickering in the dark
the bed has been nothing but rough
the visions of her won't stop

the stars have dimmed you say,
replaced with a deafening gray
a sorrowful sight it was

wishful that the ocean will calm for you,
but the storm is pushing through,
it’s deep and there’s nowhere to go,
an armada of emotions sinking painfully slow

no one to turn to
her words cloud the sea
never again become blue
how will you flee?

the waves does not allow you to sail through
no lull in the night
a squall behind you
a searing pain
CallMeVenus Jul 11
Today I visited our spot for the fist time since you’ve been gone

And as I guessed, this year spring came in suspiciously late and I knew that it was because of you. You stopped time for me. Your last miracle.

But it feels ruined in all its beauty without you here. There is no sky under which I can last without you.

You know how I always liked wearing color and I would swear I’d wear yellow to make you smile?

But after they told me you are no more I knew wearing anything but black would never feel right again.

I whipe my tears as the sun hits my face. I avoid your name only to stop myself from sinking.

I divide my being in three: before, with and after you

Now you exist in places I can’t reach with my hands and I ache while I trip over our memories and open windows.

So when tomorrow starts without you and I’ll have rising sun and tears in my eyes and coffee I will honor you.
Love of my life.
LadyM Oct 4
Look, I don't know why
I feel this way right now.
There's no reason for me
to be sad
because I always looks on the bright side.

Somehow, my thoughts are clouded
with pain and sorrow;
I'm telling myself
that a brighter tomorrow
will mend the cracks,

yet when tomorrow comes
my body still lacks
the energy to cope.

Look, I'm trying!
Isn't that enough?
I may be strong and emotionally tough
I hold my head high when times get rough,
but my act of bravery is only a bluff
when the load gets too heavy.

I'm sinking.

Deeper and deeper
into a rabbit hole
with no bright side
at the end.
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