A Poem by james l navas

Swept under the carpet
discarded as a pile of rubbish,
Forgotten is the existence of a soul
hidden by the shell,
trapped inside the failures of the body
tormented by its shortcomings. 
No solace offered, 
The pain hidden.
The fake smile the forced posture, 
a talent of its own right. 
To hide the true emotions
to fight through another day
to hope for light,
light to penetrate the tunnel
of apparently eternal darkness.
A light - one light - the light
to defeat the suffering
the pain, the failure 
so cleverly hidden.
A talent in its own right.
To hide such clear pain
A talent hidden from the world
Still a talent in its own right.  

© 2018 james l navas

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So heart wrenching. I liked the way you expressed your emotions.

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Added on February 17, 2016
Last Updated on September 7, 2018
Tags: pain, depression, life, teen life, self help, hope, school, soul, emotions, hidden, loneliness, sadness.


james l navas
james l navas

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