Moments

There are these moments of peace and clarity.
They feel almost foreign
like they don’t belong.
My world functions in movements of
headbangers’ ball mixed with rapper’s delight
like trumpets blaring and an offbeat drum.
It’s all in my head, it’s all in my head – I chant.
My attempt to calm my monster.
But she growls and paces back and forth
Snarls through her cage
Eager to bust out and claim her space in the fore front
Tick, tick, tock
Go her nails on the bars
Faster as she listens to the beautiful chaos,
Oh how the music excites her.
Louder she growls. Hungry for the attention
Breathe, in and out. I can still handle this.
And the things that I see
And does he see me or the me I want to be or am
And the things that I see
Burn inside me leaving me crying in the end.
Tick, tick, tock
My monster fades away scared by the mourning
Child in the walls.
Where are you? Where did you come from? Why do you cry?
If I can find you, I will hold you
I will wipe away your tears.
No, no
You don’t need to quiet your crying
It only hurts more that way.
And the things that I see
They hurt all over me
Please another moment of peace and clarity.

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

Be the First to Comment & Review poem!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz

The Abrupt Moments

The Abrupt Moments long poem

A scent of fresh glowing flowers graced the room Noting an expression of optimism on one’s face Swifted the day with an agile grace Having motioned by a thought Engulfed by confidence Incredible imagination running rampant Ideas tendered by success

Moments

Moments short poem

There are moments, of sudden pain… Of anguish, and love, that went in vain..! But these moments, Don’t last too long… I’ve made myself learn, To undo my wrong..!! Those moments, Flood me over again… In fragments and continuity, Binding

A Few More Moments

A Few More Moments short poem

Superficial Yet so deep.. The bond The desire To be One soul Two hearts That beat as one… Breaking shackles Sharing agony & pain Panacea Expectations A justification to live To what extent How does a relationship start? Where does

Moments

Moments short poem

One moment Changes it all One moment That stays forever The moments That last a lifetime The ones to look back on And remember our youth I hope you take time as well As I did To look back upon

Dark Moments Of The Mind

Dark Moments Of The Mind long poem

He knows the way he’s perceived, he dies to see the way he seems, knowing it’s truly not what’s in his soul. Tells himself it’s not truly him, that hes better, but in time even he begins to loose hope