A Poem by Sahm Moore

i didn’t travel far enough to outrun all my troubles. 
the ties that bind still pull tight while I gasp and hide and struggle.
they don’t see that I can’t breathe and I can’t find my way out.
so I’ll cut the lines and turn out the lights.
don’t be surprised by the silence. 

© 2017 Sahm Moore

Author's Note

Sahm Moore
Not a poet. Just thoughts and feelings.

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Added on July 30, 2017
Last Updated on July 30, 2017
Tags: Poetry, Thoughts, Feelings, Depression


Sahm Moore
Sahm Moore

Austin, TX

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