While

Left alone again
While colours and patterns consume you
Sweet dreams and hope settle around your slumbering body
While I am tormented by my mind
Black butterflies invade my churning stomach
While I look upon my sleeping love
Not a single dream appears to be of me
While I doubt and doubt and doubt
Not you, but me
While the sting of hot tears briefly warms my raw skin
Where are you? Where are you?
While I handle this sharp blade
Contemplating, longing for a different sting
While I try to push the evil aside
The anger, oh this anger is raging inside
While I pull my hair hoping for relief
Left alone again
Alone
Again.

I have just started my blog to document my writing journey! I would never go as far to say I am a poet, but I do dabble in poetry now and again.  I only ever seem to write poetry when I am feeling sad, I use it as a form of release.

Blog: https://jenwrites.video.blog/

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9 thoughts on “While

  1. I really enjoyed this and when I return home I fully intend to read more. Thank you for posting it.

    1. I’m so happy you enjoyed it! It is a very personal poem that I thought I would never share with the world, it means a lot to hear somebody liked it! Thank you

      1. You’re very welcome

  2. Reblogged this on Jen Writes and commented:
    Thank you to Luna for posing my poem to her blog!

  3. Oh this person is definitely a poet!

    1. I saw your comment and it honestly made me shed tears of joy. Your words mean so much to me, thank you sir!

      1. Of course, Jen! You’re really great. I would love to read more of your work.

      2. Aw thank you! This has given me the confidence to share more in the future!

      3. Perfect! I’m happy I was able to do that for you.

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