Breath

Take a minute

Take a breath

Look at your life

Are you satisfied?

 

Do you love

What you do?

Or do you do

What you must?

 

Is your life

Like a dream?

Full of happy

Beautiful things?

 

Do you feel

Like you’re worth

The time you have

Upon this earth?

 

Do you fill

The world with joy

Through your smile

And happy hugs?

 

Or do you feel

The opposite

And wish to change

The life you live?

 

Do you hate

Those who hurt you

In the past

Or by mistake?

 

Is your life

A nightmare

With sleepless nights

Full of tears?

 

Do you feel

The emptiness

Of apathy

And loneliness?

 

Do you fill

The world with pain

Through your refusal

To change your ways?

 

Is this what

Your life looks like?

Either way

It is your choice.

 

Now breathe out

And make your choice

A happy world

Or sad demise?

Truly Living

She wanted to be the one

The one you called

The one you trusted

The one who saved you

But she’s human

She failed you once

You won’t let her

Do it to you again

After the life you’ve lived

After the pain you’ve felt

You won’t trust again

You won’t let yourself be okay

Because being okay

Means letting go

Of all the memories

From long, long ago

The memories that keep you

From going insane

Because they remind you

Of truly living

Apathy

Apathy

~

The feeling of not feeling

An emptiness in your chest

~

The loneliness of your mind

The broken pieces of your heart

~

It’s all consuming

This lack of feeling

~

Your empty head

Overwhelms you

~

Your shattered heart

Drowns you

~

You wish for pain

To take the emptiness away

~

You long to bleed

To prove you’re alive

~

You wish for hope

You wish for love

~

You wish for more

But you find nothing

Average Life

Pissed off teacher

Pay attention

 

Learn a lesson

Don’t ask questions

 

In one ear

Nothing sticks

 

Out the other

Listen kids

 

Pass the test

Forget the rest

 

Make an A

Or cry all day

 

Lose your mind

To get good grades

 

Go to college

Take some classes

 

Pick a degree

You don’t want

 

Look for a job

To get a paycheck

 

Forget about

Any dream of happiness

 

Live a miserable life

Until you die

 

But hey

At least you’ve got

 

An average life