National Poetry Day: The Abyss

A sanctuary or a prison
It is both of these and none of these.
My greatest strength and weakness
A bully to whom I must appease.

Used for logical and critical thinking
But clouded by raw, uncontrolled emotion
My sword and my shield
A creator of my every notion.

A holder of all my secrets
Dark, twisted every single one
If I let it, it would destroy me
Protection against it, I have none.

It surrounds me, envelopes me
Close enough to kiss
But this closeness is an illusion
To drag me further into the Abyss.


Let me know what you think

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s