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"Present."

Present.
I lament alone, staring at the same four walls Drown myself in a sea of self-pity Claiming to resist comfort But You are present.
I’ve ceased to seek You I search for comfort on a screen with dark images Trying to alleviate my self-induced grief Justifying erroneous ways Still, You are present.
Loved ones deem me troubled I refuse to speak They say they fear those who utter no words For they are dangerous I promise, I am not You are present….still.
I sit here wrapped in a blanket of emotions My confidence and esteem continues to shrink I begin to question my existence, worse, have it taken from me You. Are. Present.
You are present through it all You call my name I hear it, but refuse to move When will I learn to unveil the mask?
All You seek from me is faith You want to bring me joy There is no reason for my unhappiness For You have blessed me and then more
Though I struggle to acknowledge you Though I feel inferior It remains in the back of my mind You are present. ……..And…