Painful uneasiness wells up in the arena of my soul.
As I tunnel deep into the depths of my unconsciousness like a mole.
Abrasive soil at my flesh ripping.
Cajoling me to resurface while my confidence it's stripping.
Outside Conformities seduces me to fall in line.
Chafing bonds around me intertwine.
The wounds of a brutalized soul become diseased.
Requires my captors to be appeased.
Disappointed by the cadaverous state that has befallen me.
Has awakened a fierce desire to discover who I'm to be.
Like the Phoenix arises from its burned remains.
I begin to awaken from my cremains.
Fearfulness of the unknown is needed.
For death or change, I have pleaded.

About this poem

This poem was written by me when I was going through one of the darkest times in my life.

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Written on 2003

Submitted by rusramsy on January 13, 2023

Modified on March 14, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 661
Words 126
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

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