But Not

But Not

A Poem by Brooklyn

Alive but not living
hoping but not praying
smiling without feeling
talking without saying

wanting without need
needing without knowledge 
hurting without caring
caring but not love
searching without believing
searching for what's enough

crying without tears
fear without fears
offense without slight
lights dim, but darkness bright

truth without true
finished but not through
been without being
sight but not seeing

somebody save me
somebody free me
somebody know me
somebody believe in me

© 2012 Brooklyn


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Wow. This is so touching :)
This feeling of meaninglessness is something we all experience now and again. The way you expressed it through this poem is beautiful: the word choice, repetition, simplicity...
xx

Posted 7 Years Ago


Very interesting. The truth is in the endeavor. It makes me tired to read this, as though I had been physically exerting myself. Mental exercise! Good job.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Wow!! Reallly great job!! :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


wow amazing work

Posted 7 Years Ago


Beautiful write
lots of pain, confusion, and lost emotions in this poem
Beautiful as always

Posted 7 Years Ago


Emm wow, OK.
This is amazing, Different, but amazing, I really admire the work you have here.
Unique and powerful, Beautiful very beautiful.
I believe in you most sincerely.

-JiDonnelly'

Posted 7 Years Ago


on a scale of 1 to 10 i swear this is a 200, like, I'm not even kidding. This is amazing. I can't even- just.
asdfghjkl.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Sophie

7 Years Ago

< 3
Amanda

7 Years Ago

Cheater
Brooklyn

7 Years Ago

:P hey it works.
Reminds me if Invisible, nice job Brooklyn :)
I can relate right now

Posted 7 Years Ago


Brooklyn

7 Years Ago

love that song :)
Wonderful job, girl!

Posted 7 Years Ago



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