Beautiful, love this poem.
I see myself sitting at the crossroads of life.
Scorched under the sun of reality.
Its heat is part indifference
to my existence and my ways.
And part a mocking laughter
at where I have led myself.
This defeat is not about
smashed dreams or tears of loss.
Just an echo of a sound
that has left my heart.
Just a face I know, I see,
But can never be.
It’s not the loss of illusion
that shielded me from what I am.
The dread that whatever life may give me.
It can never give me back the illusion of control,
belief that I can be whatever I want to be,
when I didn’t want to be me.
When I saw myself as amalgamation
of all life’s mistakes and faults.
The biggest attraction in the exhibition
of ‘live’s gone wrong and people gone astray’.
Yet ,I yearn to be the…
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