I must Live


  • Life

    I must Live

      You see me weak
    And you smile as you guide me down your path
    You comfort me, all the while taking comfort in my tears
    You wreak havoc on my heart, and then you shelter it
    Yet in your isolation of me, I have emerged stronger
    For you have nurtured that
    You have set the foundation

    I am a vessel of bitterness that has fed on your lies
    I am an ocean of tearful emotion, yet I have been swimming all along in your angry sea
    I am a shadow of myself, who must walk in your darkness
    However, when I step away from you, the air is clear
    The sunlight hurts my eyes, but the colors are so vivid
    I hear music, and it's resonating from within my own soul

    Who is that I see?
    That is me!
    My reflection, my face, my essence
    What is that sound?
    My voice!
    My words, my thoughts, my song
    I feel rhythm
    The beating of my heart
    I see footprints
    Where my feet have tread

    And you stand there with your hand out saying,
    'Come back! Come back!'
    But I must go forward
    I must exist without you
    I must survive, in spite of you
    I must live!

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    ahardwalk commented on I must Live


    the struggle to leave someone who once made you feel complete but in all was just tearin u down and u captured it!!!

    Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

    Mylyfe’s Poems (55)

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    It will come to me 4
    Fades Away 2
    I swear 0
    Ravenous 1
    One look 0
    It beats 1
    I must Live 1
    Trying times 1
    Morning Love 4
    Affection 1
    Lay me down 1
    Reach up 2
    Baby Girl 1
    Imagine 1
    Morning After 2
    Eyes 2
    Love is Real 1
    Entoxicating night... 1
    Time to love....Again 0
    Let me 1
    Shakled yet Free 1
    symphony 0
    Roses turns blue 0
    Trapped 0
    Tribute to a legend 0
    Someone Special 0
    What is Romance? 0
    Dont... 0
    Imprisoned mind 1
    You were Wrong 1
    I wish R.I.P G-Ma 0
    Old and The New 0
    What's Left Of Me 0
    The Hour 0
    Love's Song 0
    Feeling for Whom I've yet to meet 0
    Heats Plea 0
    One Voice 0
    Godess 0
    Love brings me to you 0
    Unrequited L.O.V.E 0
    shhh...tears 1
    Doesn't go right 0
    poetic soul 1
    Perception 1
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    Take me there 1
    Broken Promises 1
    Pretend 0
    Each day 0
    Innocence 0
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    Unimportant 0
    NO ONE ELSE: 0
    I hear my heart 0