Saturday, April 19, 2014

Poem: Dead Or Alive (Afraid)

Dead Or Alive (Afraid)
Fear is consuming as it grips on the mind
Not knowing confounds any reason defined
Pain builds in patterns becoming encompassingly dire
Life’s been a process of no means to inspire
Alone in this drifting to anonymous sorrow
Can’t help but shudder for the hurtful tomorrow
Spirit is beaten beside the body’s decay
Any chance of a gift has been long thrown away
No one can answer through the fog set in motion
The distance to sunshine is as wide as an ocean
Left but to wonder how I’ve grown so afraid
Some things are taught and some things are made
When each day’s reduced to merely how to survive
It is hard to decipher whether dead or alive

Copyright SGW 2013