Reading this, in what I think the tempo requires, you can really feel the lethargy and depression in this piece. It totally resonates with some moments I’ve experienced in my own life, how about yours?
Is restoration ever possible? This piece highlights the depths we go to and quite possibly never recover from.
Nothing has been the same since you left.
I am far from myself.
Trying to be things I feel I cannot.
It isn’t what you would want from me.
You knew the real me. You had accepted it with open arms & wanted me to stay that way. It was something that should have been so easy to do.
In fact it was.
But it was not easy for me somehow.
Incompetent I am for failing to do a simple task.
How I wish I could revert to that last time we spoke. Had I known it would be the final time, my words would be rearranged to keep you. To give myself a final chance to prove myself.
Every time I look back I that day, I consider it one of my biggest failures.
Because time after that has me filled with so much regret for all of my…
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Worthy of sharing as so many I know have dealt with similar situations. Take care of yourself if you find yourself in a relationship like this.
How do I make you hear
Better still, understand
When my words fall
On deaf ears, am I
But a hum, or drone
You have so easily
Tuned out, turned off
Or is it you who simply
Does not care to listen
Muting the sounds
Too full of yourself
To admit wrong
Ignoring the signs
You need help
Or to notice
I am right
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Motivation lacking, sign of the times.
my essence hidden
in the shadows within me
i dare not expose
my life’s flow is interrupted
as depression, the heavy chain
drapes me to slow and weigh me down
the black raven caws
will i ever mend
as i circle the drain
calling your name
in this shallow grave
i hear the chime to rebound
but awakening is like wispy lace
no strength and no trace of me here
as i vote silently to remain hidden in tears
Incredible piece with its reach into the darkness. May we never have to experience it.
dark feelings engulf
trepidation clouds senses
inner core ruptures
scorching lava sizzles out
wreaks crimson umbrage
drowned in infernal abyss
a veneer disguise
contrived emotions displayed
lonesome soul cringes
a foreboding gloom pervades
silent cry echoes
Radhika’s writings reflect her thoughts and ruminations on life. While she mostly writes poetry, her blog Radhika’s Reflection is a potpourri of photographs, prose, and musings. She recently published her first book of haiku and poetry titled Eclectic Verses, which is available on Amazon.
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in this small space
while the world shifts
a need for warmth
in a world
that seems to
have gone cold
a temporary situation
this depression is too
May you all have enough distance to be safe and
connected with sufficient love to remain sane.