Destiny Denied

Climax 1996 (Tampa, FL)

I died inside
Before I even cried
The pain it took
To rewrite my book
Will never subside
While it walks away with my bride
And the devil, stride for stride
Can't even remember my pride
The universe promised, and lied
And no matter how hard I tried
At the last second, my brain was fried
The wells of hope were dried
A lifelong purpose denied
A day away, never got to thrive
The best friend we'll ever know is Survive
Except now we're barely alive
The dread and despair have built a hive
Queen Bee-trayal sets honey aside
To feed her victims, before she serves their demise
So they can suffer and shrink into subservient flies
Serving only to think of what could've been of their lives
Had the day not come when their tongues were tied
And the love they felt could've finally been spied
And at their destiny they could've finally arrived.

Destiny Denied

About this poem

The pain of the most beautiful destiny never fulfilled, stings than a bee's needle when one was so close to the taste of perfection.

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Written on April 15, 2022

Submitted by Climax on April 15, 2022

Modified on May 04, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 853
Words 159
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 24


My name is Max. I have suffered from severe Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder for the better part of 10 years. Well, actually my whole life. I have an amazing story littered with trial and redemption, from being homeless in a park, starving in the wilderness, going through OCD rehab with a celebtrity, and following my dream to beat OCD and become worldwide-success DJ Climax and share my love for music and comedy through my own funny music videos and content. I wanted to make a movie of my success when I made it called Good Crazy, and I had it all laid out. I made progress, and a year ago, I fell in love. I had a mental breakthrough, and was a day away from beating my OCD and living in heaven forever, accomplishing my dreams, and beating my OCD for the girl I loved. Her name was Grace, and I would've remixed Amazing Grace, believed in God, and shared the most amazing love story the world has ever known. Good Crazy would've been a beautiful mind-esque story of healing, with all the comedy, charm, and thrill of a Martin Scorsese film like The Wolf of Wall Street. Then, a trigger broke my brain, I lost the love of my life, and I am currently incapacitated. Climax was a brand of unshakable self-belief, hope, and comedy, all in spite of the world's greatest known doubting disease. Currently, Climax is dead. All that's left is a collection of grief-stricken poems written by a man struggling to survive. Maybe it's somewhere. I don't think another beginning exists, but maybe this is it. Enjoy its Seussical Sadness. more…

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  • zyiawithmelissa
    Beautiful and raw! Love your poems! You need to write more!
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • ggsunmoon
    i liked it!!!! maybe rework the last 2 lines . the other lines were great i saw the images. so yeah nice
    LikeReply1 year ago


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