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VxPoem ID: 42426
Posted: April 16th. 2012 3:31:30 PM
Age Group: Adult
I've got no money
Nor minutes on phone
All my people are far away
I've got no pill to medicate
Breathing fast, I'm afraid
Images flash, what is this?
Demons from the Great Abyss?
Or demons more personal
Deep inside they bide their time
Ever waiting, always straining
Against their firmly rendered constraints
Bonds that bind tight and firm
Rendered from the written word
My heart slows now
I'm coming down
From the precarious, perilous precipice
From that lonely, narrow ledge
I back slowly, coming to
I swim back up
Near the surface
Sound of mind, stout of heart
There's no reason to be afraid
I merely flinched from the sound of chains
My undesirables chained remain
I laugh out loud
Though there's none to hear
I am too strong, too smart I say
I am a hero, I know not fear
I'm not frightened and never were
And those who say "Not so, " are liars!
But through this tirade of denial
A child cries alone in the dark
Hiding from gargantuan shapes
And no one hears
No one sees
This child alone in danger be
He would cry out and loudly shout
But something tells him to be still
A voice so soft he hears it not
But feels it rather in his heart
And knows not at all from whence it came
And so it is in his darkest hour
He finds the ever sought after savior
To save him from the pits of eternal hell
A torture of fire, internal as well
For his demons you see
Seek control and to devour
That pitiful child, sweet and mild
"Be not afraid, my little sweet, "
That wondrous voice it says to me,
"The Gods of Earth, heaven, and hell,
Wish you luck, they wish you well
We are watching, and we see
Though alone you seem to be
Do not fear my little one,
Be at peace, crawl to me
I will save you from those evil monstrous devils
"I will keep you firm and level
For all time, and even after
You are precious, child of mine
For every step that you did take
From the very first we saw
And help you up so you'd not fall
Until you grew beyond our influence
Running headlong down the stairs
To what's in the darkness there
But just you now come to me
There are such better things to see
Open your eyes, take my hand
Let me lead you eternally
Those dark forces can not harm you
If to your Great Mother you stay true
And these few words remember always
When walking down those shadowed hallways:
'There is a light
That always shines above
Golden by day, silver at night
Filled with passion, filled with love
Let that light, guide your way
And shoo those jealous spooks away' "
Author's Notes: Something you should know reading this is, is I suffer from an imbalance of the affective category. And while I've got it mostly under control - been stable for two years - doesn't mean I don't feel the shift and tumble of inner cycling still. Yes, I still struggle with my demons, and I suppose I always will.
Author's Location: Heflin, Alabama
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