Hang Nail

Everyday is a new day, and every night is another fight. Where can we find the right through the light, when the dark consumes the sight.

Blind in the day, able to hear the ways of the things and what they crave. Deep in the cave, emotions rage, tears falls, the heart calls.

Out for help, but the mind says no keep it tough, even when shit gets rough. It can  break you, or it can make you, its all how you take it, cant fake it when you know whats real.

It hurts like the hang nail you peel.
Sometime it sucks out what you can feel, its a big deal for those who don't kneel.

Looking up to the sky can blind the eye, looking down on the ground the shadow shows our frown. The laughter in your head, from the undead, to the riches of the head.

The toughness of the neck keep it balanced yes. Then those thoughts of... forget it nevermind instead.

Its all real and its a big deal. The pressure of the choose, is which one to really lose.

About this poem

The secrets the shadow cannot tell.

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Written on January 04, 2022

Submitted by BeYoutifullyRooted on March 07, 2023

Modified on March 31, 2023

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Scheme X X A AA B B X
Characters 948
Words 199
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1

Shanique L Marshall

I have been writing poems, music, and in the process of writing a book for many years. I learned to incorporate different styles of writing, and combined them into one. Some of my writings will either be about my passion, my everyday festivities, food, to even devices. I find that writing has given me a sense of release with my emotions, or the experiences I have encountered over the years of my life. I hope you can enjoy my work, and maybe find some kind of relation to it, so you can feel what I felt. more…

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