The Narcissist’s Lament

The Narcissists Lament short poem

The pain in my brain and eyes,
Is nothing compared to the torture of hearing your incessant cries.
Nor me having to invent lies to hear your swooning sighs.
How depraved I must be to repent this on a keyboard
Rather than your holy Father, the lord.
But these words are my altar. My safe haven, adored.

I lament this pain through rhyme,
so I can move on, and eventually look back, in time.
Yet I can’t find it in me to forgive myself for this crime.
A crime of the heart, as they would say,
Expelling lies so this charade can go on forever more,
This incomplete feeling in my soul, slowly reaching my core.

One day, I’ll meet someone who will even the score.
The one who gives me my own pain to face.
The one who will disrupt this heart eater’s pathetic pace,
the one, that I will wait for, the one worth the chase.

Until then, I continue on with the world.
Until I experience what karma has created for me, waiting for it to be unfurled.

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I have enjoyed writing since my early years in high school and write whatever is on my mind or on my heart. Hoping that as the years pass, my ability improves.
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