On the Edge

JB Woods By JB Woods, 27th Jan 2017 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Writing>Poetry>Personal Experiences

A song I composed at one of my lower points. I hope you enjoy.

On the Edge

At what point does one admit defeat, and humbly walk away
Just when does one finally retreat from a life lived so in vain
Cause every night when it's time for bed, just can't stop my mind
From wondering if I'd be better off dead, to those I'd leave behind
I feel too much in a world so cold, and I don't see any hope
A girl like me could never pull of bold, and I'm holding my own rope
Standing on a ledge, one foot in the air
Miles above the ground, trying not to care
So tell me how I got here, and tell me why I came
And take me out of this world that never knew my name
Maybe what I really need to do if I had the nerve
Is to scream to the wind that I matter, too-though it's not deserved
I been treading this ocean of tears, but never a release
Always trapped in my fears, but just no faith in me
I feel too much in a world too cold, and we know that there's no hope
So this girl here that never pulled off bold is letting go of my own rope
Standing on a ledge, with one foot in the air
Moving closer to the edge, trying not to care
Don't know how I got here, don't know why I came
So I'm taking me out of this world that never knew my name
Lonely on the other side, but still here I feel their pain
Why did I think I could hide, now indeed, my life was in vain
But floating where I am now, I still just can't find peace
Stuck again but somehow, stuck with no release

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Poetry, Poetry About Life, Poetry With Meaning, Poetry Works

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I've been writing for thirty years.

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author avatar Memba Ben
30th Mar 2017 (#)

I think we all know this part of living all too well.

Great read.

Hopefully, you have passed that point but if not, just keep your chin strong and steady.

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