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madelyn
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Purgatory


0 posted 08-08-2011 10:07 PM       View Profile for madelyn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for madelyn

Seeing black,
Confusion
Asking questions
Do you know where I am?
Not here nor there but
Everywhere
Sadness overwhelms me
Why?
Do you know why I feel this way?
Shouldnít be this bad
Never been like this
Before
Where is before?
What was before?
Anger pushes the sadness away
Not far enough
It will come back
I knowÖ
But I donít
I donít remember any time
Iíve been happy
I canít think
All I can do I feel
But feeling is what I am escaping
Canít breathe
Canít see
What is happening?

Seeing black
Seeing red
Wish I could go back toÖ
When?
Where?
Who am i?
Am I me?
Where do I go?
What do I do?
Iím going to explode
I need answers
But who do I ask?
I have no one
No one to talk to
No one who would understand

Seeing black
Sensing the truth
I guess I understand now
The darkness is my home
I deserve to be here
People have stopped being comforting
And the darkness never was
At least the darkness
Doesnít question my every move
The darkness doesnít judge
It isnít my friend
Yet
It isnít the enemy
It is my purgatory
And all I can do is just wait
And hope that the darkness will pass
And then I can go back to the light
Where my family is
Where my friends are
Where life is
I can go back to being myself
And not this shell
That could shatter at any moment
Until then
All I can do is wait

Seeing black
If you need me
If you miss me
Just know I am not myself
Just know I am in the darkness
Holding on to a false sense of hope
Holding onto a weak belief
I am the child hiding under the covers
So the darkness wonít hurt
I am the one who is closing her eyes
Whispering to herself as she fallsÖ
ďIf I canít see itÖ it isnít thereĒ

Seeing black
Bleeding red
My faith has fallen short
again


Sadness, like happiness, has its own majestic beauty and must be embraced as a valid emotion, not pushed down as an abnormality.
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maddorani
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1 posted 08-23-2011 11:38 PM       View Profile for maddorani   Email maddorani   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for maddorani

i loved it so much emotion i hope everything works out i feel the same way
rachel_anubis
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2 posted 09-08-2011 01:38 AM       View Profile for rachel_anubis   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for rachel_anubis

This poem was really good.
lilly
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3 posted 09-08-2011 02:44 AM       View Profile for lilly   Email lilly   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for lilly

Really liked this

Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant?? I'm halfway through my fish burger and I realize, Oh man....I could be eating a slow learner.

priyanka
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since 06-15-2009
Posts 212
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4 posted 10-03-2011 08:47 PM       View Profile for priyanka   Email priyanka   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for priyanka

its touching really, tore at my heart to know someone is going through this, just wanted to say:
Someday everything will make perfect sense, So for now laugh through the confusion
Smile through the tears
And know that everything happens for a reason
(writer-unknown)
take care.
voice2bheard
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since 10-19-2007
Posts 582
New York


5 posted 05-27-2012 09:01 PM       View Profile for voice2bheard   Email voice2bheard   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit voice2bheard's Home Page   View IP for voice2bheard

This brought back so many memories of myself when I was 14, having gone through something very similar like this in my life, even now as I'm an adult, I still feel this way sometimes, but its better to let every word out than to show it among yourself, trust me I learned the hard way!

Kate_Mcfee (Lily's Mom)

LaGraceLa
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6 posted 08-20-2012 11:17 PM       View Profile for LaGraceLa   Email LaGraceLa   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for LaGraceLa

Again, blown away.
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7 posted 11-10-2012 07:03 PM       View Profile for Dopey Dope   Email Dopey Dope   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dopey Dope

me gusta!

"One good thing about music: when it hits you feel no pain"- Bob Marley
~I am Trance~

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