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This Burden


Author: Emerging Soul
ASL Info:    48/VERY female/Wisconsin
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Words: 194
Class/Type: Poetry /Serious
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This was one written while in the lower-end of rock-bottom and depression was the overwhelming factor of my life.

I'm happy to say that that darkness is not as heavy as it once was and that I am emerging from this place (thus the alias...)

But it wasn't so very long ago that this burden threatened to drag me under...so I have to give a nod to its existance, for good or bad, it is a part of me.

But my spirit shadow is shining now...I bask in the glow.


This Burden



This burden lies heavy
Upon my soul
Of emotions hidden
Of truths untold

A tight fist closes
Around my heart
And tears, unbidden
Threaten to start

Memories whisper, faint, unclear
From the corners of my mind
A prevailing sadness hovers near
Its origin undefined

I know only unhappiness
And a lack of self-control
Yet I feel an urge I can't express
To heal and become whole

Or am I destined to this hell
Of earthly bounds defined
Until that day my freedom comes
And my spirit-shadow shines?

I hear a dozen voices
And I listen to their song
And dream that some day I will sing
As I struggle to go on

I wage this battle with myself
My hatred wields a heavy blow
I wonder how I still go on
For in my heart, I do not know

And as the evening slows to end
And darkness is no more
Another day I'll try to spend
Attempting to restore

I am indifferent to the day
For in my heart is darkness still
So far it hasn't gone away
I wonder if it ever will




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