Please Explain

Please Explain short poem

I am me
I am you
But who am I
What is my purpose
Please tell me
Am I just surplus

Where do I come from
And where do I go
Why don’t I know

Say what you say
But in a strange way
You’ve said nothing

Is space a void
Or the world we miss
Answer me this
Nobody knows
For nobody goes
And still none return

What is love
What brings me pain
Please explain

Pay your way
But in a strange way
You’ve paid nothing

Who are you
Friend or foe
Well you never know
What are these memories
Memories of time
And time has passed

Did you hear it; feel it
Did it feel you

See the light of day
But in a strange way
You’ve seen nothing

What is strength
They say it comes from within
Now is that a sin
Who is stronger
You or I
If so why?

Who will take
God forsake
But who’ll take who
What’s worth taking
Gold or rust
Take if you must

Take your life away
And yet in a strange way
You’ve taken nothing

So this I say
Explain away

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 1

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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