Prism

Prism

A Poem by SparksLC
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Have you ever lost something so dear to you that you force yourself to forget about it? Have you ever hurt so much, you keep yourself from the things you love?

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So lost, do I feel...
That what I once knew, will no longer appear.
Terror racks me deep inside, 
forever yearning what once stayed close by my side.
Desperation has bloomed beside my feet...
Screaming...
Pleading...
For what I most need.
With pen and paper taut by my side, 
Shall my will continue to thrive,
Afore the ink in my pen dares to dry.
This mere extension of myself, 
paints the colors of my soul.
Of what one will never know,
'till the new becomes the old.

Too long have these words gone unsaid, 
tainting the many pure thoughts, that have swam through my head.
Trapped deep within my heart so dear,
all of my passions, now contorted with fear.
Curiosity forever sealed within its cage, 
Fighting, 
Crying, 
desperately wishing to be saved.
A key-less lock hangs loosely,
taunting those it may. 
Holding the door of my prism open, yet preventing any escape
As my lifelong dreams bitterly scream my name. 

I cringe,
Shying away from the guilt.
For locking away my desires 
and abandoning my will.

Will you ever forgive me?
For leaving you so alone
To gather up dust and grime,
and wander without a home.

Will I ever forgive me, 
for deserting my only hope.
Locking it deep within my soul, 
till my hand moved once more.
Spreading my blood across the parchment,
forever earning my own name.
Holding tight onto reality, 
unwilling to look fantasy in the face.
Creating the key to my own prism,
will I protect this sacred place.
Sword and shield,
'til infinity fades, 
do I vow.

© 2015 SparksLC


Author's Note

SparksLC
Hello all. It's been quite a while since I've written anything. My hdd fried about 8 or so months ago, and the loss of most of my work devastated me more than I realized. The pain was so real, I avoided my writing so that I wouldn't have to face rebuilding what I worked so hard on from the ground up. I didn't realize how long it had been since I'd written anything until I started to fear that I was losing my skill as a writer. This poem is a depiction of everything I've been feeling for months. I do apologize if it's not as good as my other works, but it's been quite a while since my pen dared to touch paper. Please R&R and let me know what you think! Thank you!

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That's excellent. U R painting-describing several different scenes amd situations with great vision n clarity.
I like it vm
The 2nd paragraph really stands out

Posted 3 Years Ago


since i last read your work you have evolved into an impressive poet.....this is really good!

Posted 6 Years Ago


"Too long have these words gone unsaid,

tainting the many pure thoughts, that have swam through my head.

Trapped deep within my heart so dear,

all of my passions, now contorted with fear.

Curiosity forever sealed within its cage, "

A splendid poem...Thank you for sharing

Posted 6 Years Ago



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Added on October 16, 2013
Last Updated on March 3, 2015
Tags: self imprisonment, writing, poetry, rebirth

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SparksLC
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Hey everyone, I am an aspiring young writer and I've been working on writing a few books, and some poetry over the years. I've been with WC for quite some time now, and though I haven't been as active.. more..

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