Cliff Hanging

I feel my mind slipping, 

almost dangling from a cliff. 


Obsession and love are different, 

Yet similar with a twist. 


You left me in the cold, 

And so I left you behind. 

Although it breaks my heart 

this is my time to shine.


To fend for myself, 

That was the first lesson, 

A scared little girl,

With no direction. 


Which way do I turn? 

Do I go up or down? 


Do I stay afloat? 

Or do I let myself drown. 


For so long I’ve buried all this pain, 

building up walls of concrete from the stone age. 


I wish I could see 

The light I bring to others, 


While I can’t see myself 

I seek confidence in others. 


I can’t tell how long this pain is going to last.

It hurts so terribly, because of my past.


Definition of one self is determined by their view, 

One could see a sky so big, 

Or an ocean dark blue.  


These are the things I have yet to learn, 

But when I do, 


My light will make your eyes burn. 


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lisa donohoe

Wed 9th Jan 2019 01:51

Amazing poem. ?

<Deleted User> (19836)

Wed 9th Jan 2019 01:24

Wonderful poem...I'm sure many can relate.

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