Giving Into The Gray

fjamesj9701 By fjamesj9701, 19th Nov 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/29219aht/
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Love seeketh not itself to please,
nor for itself hath any care,
but for another gives its ease,
and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
~William Blake~

Giving Into The Gray

Overwhelmed with fear I whispered into the rain
Disarming defenses, Giving in to the gray
Tearing down all of my shelter within my hollowed decay
While this echoing silence gave every tear drop a name
They begin filling the voids with mundane hopes for a change
Heaven will save me from hell and blue skies will reign
Lazily lay in green grass watching clouds drift away
It's all but a deflated dream now that my colors have changed
My thoughts have become restless noise of uncertainties rearranged
Damning my emotions, lies decorated with grace
Now I stand with a hardened heart in the sobering autumn rain
I'm disarmed and defenseless,
... Giving in to the gray

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My name is Jesse and I reside in Florida. I find my joy in being creative with my hands, music, and writing.

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author avatar Retired
19th Nov 2014 (#)

That's a lovely poem. I enjoyed reading it.

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author avatar Utah Jay
20th Nov 2014 (#)

Yes...Me too.

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