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Don't let me...

Don’t let me come back
the artist inside
unable to survive
strive
or stay alive
tear out my creative heart
replace it with…
stone
lead
or plastic
change my skin for feathers
so I might fly
above this chaos and confusion
bury my rage deep
so deep it might sleep
to never be the lava
of someone’s volcano
the perpetual eruption
of thought and feeling
Let me quell my soul
by the banks of some luscious lake
so softly my senses would re-wake
Let me live in harmony
embrace the earth
and thus from death
I emerge with birth

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Feeling very very blue
so forgive me if none of these ramblings make sense

Comments

  • atomikboy
    atomikboyover 4 years ago

    Chin up!!!….we depend on you.

  • Thing are a bit fucked up right now

    – ToastedGhost

  • Jen Cannella
    Jen Cannellaover 4 years ago

    Hope you feel better soon!

  • Anji Johnston
    Anji Johnstonover 4 years ago

    Know that feeling all too well. But look what just emerged from that black hole – exquisite poetry my friend.
    Things can only get better…

  • evon ski
    evon skiover 4 years ago

    A so beautifully expressed heartache. Peace to you.
    ox.

  • bites
    bitesover 4 years ago

    xxx

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 4 years ago

    So lovingly expressed, hope you will better soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • RaOrEmraeh
    RaOrEmraehover 4 years ago

    I think this is actually amazing.

  • Warren Haney
    Warren Haneyover 4 years ago

    just keep writing…….pen your way through it……………………….!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • darkestartist
    darkestartistover 4 years ago

    beautiful, my friend.

  • moyo
    moyoover 4 years ago

    so beautifully written, tender with the rage not buried but transformed into creativity. i cannot imagine you with a plastic heart or a lead or stone one for that matter, nope, no way. but i think you had already found that luscious lake in your own soul at the moment of writing….your artistic expression is subtle and profound, so is your thinking…now i would like to see your acting too….

  • not a dry seat in the house

    – ToastedGhost

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