Dead Inside

you stopped reaching in to lift me up from my self-loathing
the focus and attention left the us we created together
i live an aftermath of trying to escape my personal hell
but how can I when i’m already gone

Susi Bocks, writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I PauseShe is the Editor of The Short of It which recently produced its first anthology in 2021 – The Sound of BrillianceBocks’ has works published in the anthologies Through The Looking Glass – Reflecting on Madness and Chaos WithinAs The World BurnsSMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and inVitaBrevisSpillwordsLiterary Yard, and other literary magazines. You can find her work at IWriteHer.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.


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6 thoughts on “Dead Inside

  1. Luna the Lyricist! You reach into my soul and find my words- I love your work

    1. Hi! This one is a guest post, by Susi Bocks so she is the real lyricst here. You can check out her work here: https://iwriteher.com/ <3

      1. Oops. Sorry. BUT I get your stuff emailed to me! 😍

      2. Girl I need help getting my brakes together I’m not that smart. My husband won’t help and I think im either sending to prison or taking him for a drive in the countrt

    2. So happy to hear you enjoyed my thoughts, birdcage!

  2. Thank you, Luna! <3

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