Reflection

We struggle relentlessly

Clawing for solid ground

And maybe when we finally

Get a hold it all

Comes crashing down

Isn’t life funny that way

You meet the one

But those three words

You just can’t say

Afraid to take the risk

“I love you” lowers

All the shields

Afraid to destroy

All the walls you’ve built

Can’t let our lives fall apart

Got to keep it together

Can’t let the defenses fall

Can’t let them break

Can’t admit the fault

Of our mistakes

Isn’t it odd how

We isolate ourselves

We seem to deny

Anybody’s help

Always thinking we can

Do it on our own

But what we don’t realize is

That we end up alone

Life isn’t easily navigated

It’s full of thorny entanglements

Our pursuit of success

Is never fully satiated

Never live in the

Present moment

Always looking ahead

But what about what’s going on

Right now at this time

Always seem to be

Searching the past

Thinking about things that

Once were said

She looks in the mirror wanting

To shatter the glass

Always trying to find

Who we really are

She slashes her hands

On the mirror’s shards

 

Comments:
 
StarPoet   StarPoet wrote
on 6/16/2008 3:23:30 AM
I agree with VW and Lanaia. Need I say more?

vwhitlock   vwhitlock wrote
on 6/14/2008 4:12:18 PM
insightful & so true...really good!

lanaia74   lanaia74 wrote
on 6/14/2008 6:03:09 AM
Superb! Bravo! Applauds!

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