Introducing another heavy but hopeful piece co-written with my good friend Patty at Petite Magique. Don’t walk, RUN to her site and see what an amazing artist she is. A published author and poet, she is as creative and gifted as anyone I’ve met.
I hope you all enjoy the results of our latest creative collaboration.
Lost inside this dark hell I call my mind Maybe happiness is just another lie It seems like I’ve been falling forever With broken wings, you can’t fly
Another soaring dream turned free fall Panic and fear come directly to the fore So claustrophobic in this wide open sky As ground rushes up to annihilate all hope
Falling from grace, no turning back Losing all that I once had I would do anything to turn back time Before this life drove me mad
Grasping desperately to find some resolution As my irreversible past mocks with wicked intent To go back and change would not be an answer But another pitfall to see me deeper in this abyss
My life collapsing underneath my feet I am nothing but a careless, distant observer Seeing it all, but there is nothing that I can do Than to just endure this brutal torture
Is this what I truly believe to be my fate? Surely I am not doomed to repeat past atrocities There must be something more than meets the eye A new way to turn the overbearing odds in my favor
Suddenly turning my life upside down I draw my sword and clench my teeth Prepared to fight to the death with courage renewed. Stealing victory from the jaws of defeat!