Will Overcomes

He walks with a purpose, but stooped and wavering
No life in his eyes
A battle raging within
Give in my friend

Senses are heightened to the point of anguish
The demons tear him apart but never break the skin
He begins to fall now, crumpling into a ball, like a foetus in the womb
More! Please give us more

He wills the demons away
A will negated by the proximity of his next fix
They are gone then……for a while
It wasn’t enough. There are more of us now

On this sweltering day it seems he feels the cold down to his bones.
Body shaking like that of an epileptic in the throws of a seizure.
Evidence of the struggle within.
We can break you

Asphyxiated by those artificial voices, a rage builds
Sits there quietly at the base of his skull
Then unleashed like so often, on a family members offered hand
They don’t understand

Something gives in the back of his mind
His body stops shaking, his breathing starts to ease
Memories come flooding. Happier times, with family and friends
We won’t give you back

He opens his eyes, also his mind
I will not give in
You won’t get anymore
No more can you break me
They just want to help

You have already lost!

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Comments

  • joshuapie
    joshuapieover 5 years ago

    very powerful man well done

  • Thanks Josh. You have some really interesting stuff! I was just looking :)

    – Kym Smitt

  • Narcissus17
    Narcissus17over 5 years ago

    This is really touching, Kym; a great piece.

  • Thanks buddy. Glad you like it. I wasnt sure how to finish it.

    – Kym Smitt

  • Cassey
    Casseyover 5 years ago

    It’s great. I lije it a lot, and I think the ending is excellent. Thank you for sharing with us.

  • Oooooh late reply! ‘clips himself over the head’ Thank you Cass haha

    – Kym Smitt

  • Emily Perry
    Emily Perryover 5 years ago

    So powerful

    this is excellent Kym

  • Awww thanks Emma

    – Kym Smitt

  • Erika .
    Erika .over 5 years ago

    Wow, powerful Kym.
    They are gone then……for a while
    It wasn’t enough. There are more of us now TThis line gave me chills!

  • I dont think i really do the agony justice here from what i’ve seen. Thanks for your comment Erika

    – Kym Smitt

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarover 5 years ago

  • OMG wow haha thank you so much

    – Kym Smitt

  • JonoCarrick
    JonoCarrickover 5 years ago

    I read this, and favourited it, but didn’t get the chance to leave a comment. I knew that you would flourish into a wonderful writer on this platform. And I most certainly look forward to all your future works.
    (And roof videos too.)

  • Haha more roof vids on the way buddy. And thank you so much Jono.

    – Kym Smitt

  • BiographyofRed8
    BiographyofRed8over 5 years ago

    wow congratulations for the feature, also for writing this. I don’t know why but for some reason when you post stuff it doesn’t come up on my page (like to alert me that you have posted new stuff) so I have missed all this stuff you posted. >_<

  • Awww lol no problem bio, i’m just happy i can’t say the same about your stuff, hehe i see it all :) And thanks

    – Kym Smitt

  • PaulBartley
    PaulBartleyover 5 years ago

    humm .. im lost for words on this one :)

  • Cheers, i hope thats a good speachlessness lol. It was written about a family member. Hes doing better now :)

    – Kym Smitt

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