Among the Shadows – a poem about……….

My heart and mind were torn in two leaving splinters of me in the dirt fighting desperately for breath slowly suffocating in a world of ignorance. I tried to hide among the shadows because nobody would listen to my story they simply watched as I imploded none of them appeared to care. No one noticed … Continue reading Among the Shadows – a poem about……….

I am Nothing and Something – a poem about…….

I am nothing! Worthless in my opinion Not deserving of existence Or of your affection Because I have nothing to give. Then you remark with a tender phrase Beautifully reminding me That I gave you my heart and soul Which you have lovingly reciprocated. I AM, something!

Puppet – a poem about……

Unlike you I’m still in pain Because you’re so real. I called to God Asked if he’d cleanse you From my filthy mind. Yet he declined Then ordered to me To kneel in shame. I cut myself Letting the blood fall In your memory. In my darkest mind You retain control of me I am … Continue reading Puppet – a poem about……

Willow Tree – a poem about……….

Under the old Willow tree Sits a man who is just like me Telling tales of how he lost his soul With memories of when he last fell whole Recollecting the many moments of pain Which continued to suffocate his brain. Searing pain that burned so bright Which he tried to resist with all of … Continue reading Willow Tree – a poem about……….

She was the Devil – a poem about…….

She spread pain whenever she touched my skin She left a mind so broken it started dying from within She was the Devil with bleached blonde hair She is the one who filled my life with despair. She bewitched me under her darkest spell She then took me through the bowels of hell She left … Continue reading She was the Devil – a poem about…….

What Have I Become? – a poem about……..

What have I become? Is any of this real? Slipped into the past No longer can I feel. Darkness floods me eyes Scratching away my sight Removed from myself I begin to lose the fight. What have I become? When I have to hide away Free from your vitriol Don't expect me to pray. Blackened … Continue reading What Have I Become? – a poem about……..

Hopeful Dreams and Damaged Nightmares – a poem about………

I enjoy dreaming about the nice parts of my life. Wonderful family holidays, Nights alone with my wife, To be truthful, I think about her constantly. Days out with friends, chatting nonsense and drinking ale. Watching our kids growing up and fulfilling their own aspirations. Weekends off from work, Undertaking home improvement tasks when I … Continue reading Hopeful Dreams and Damaged Nightmares – a poem about………

Why is it so Dark? – a poem about……….

I stare at my pained reflection in the window. Watching as my family busy themselves around me, dealing with whatever last minute detail needs to be attended too, whilst I stand motionless trying to rehearse a brave smile. They've not seen the darkness of the swirling shadow dancing behind me, or how it caresses my … Continue reading Why is it so Dark? – a poem about……….

Contradictory Mindset – a poem about………..

A relationship with your own mind, can be a tempestuous one at times. It is an often bizarre partnership of sorts, as you both compete for authority. When providing me with sensible thoughts or suggestions as to a possible course of action, I am thankful and do anything within my capability to keep my mind … Continue reading Contradictory Mindset – a poem about………..

Collision – a poem about…….

In spite of the miserable grey weather There isn’t anything notable about my journey Until she appears from out of nowhere Forcing everything to change instantly. Agonising screeching of strained tyres Combines with the sickening sound of crunching metal As two vehicles meld tightly together Front ends in the most hideous embrace. Impact causes time … Continue reading Collision – a poem about…….