The Trek

The Trek

A Poem by The Fallen

I could search for an eternity,

And never find what I need.

If you want to take my advice,

Never look for paradise.


I've searched endlessly,

Fighting with my enemy.

I continue on my trek breathlessly,

Searching for my serenity.


I must face my fear,

Climb the highest heights.

Push away the tears,

To make it to my paradise.


Once the journey has begun,

There are things you need to sacrifice.

To go where you want to be,

You may never flee,

The evil that prevents you from your dreams.


Paradise may not even exist,

It's hidden within the mist.

It's a journey of a life time,

A victimless crime.


As I search for my paradise,

I must push away the good in my life.

I must replace it with the demons,

And my internal struggle.

To prove I am worthy,

of finding my serenity.

© 2013 The Fallen


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Some find paradise at the bottom of an empty glass, others at the rim of a full cup.

T.

Posted 9 Years Ago


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as if life were humanized...interesting. :)

Posted 10 Years Ago


Lovely, heartfelt, thought invoking. I love your work!

Posted 10 Years Ago


This is really good, I love the emotions! Great job, (that picture was thought evoking too) keep up the good work!

Posted 10 Years Ago


This reminds me of the anime "Wolf's Rain". Also, a powerful message (like the last one I just read) and I was glad I read it.

Posted 10 Years Ago


A splendid read and write...Thank you for penning...:)....

Posted 10 Years Ago


very nice but maybe u don't have to search for paradise cuz its probable right next to u in somplace u dont expect it to be but is near and always be near u just got to relize it.real nice story and im a teen and always tried to find a better world and found a worst one. i learned my leason and found that my paradise was somewhere i didnt expect it to be.very nice poem i could relate kinda thanks for writing something so nice:)

Posted 10 Years Ago


Perfection is imperfection is what i always tell myself. If you keep serching for somthing that is perfect you will never find it. Which you poem does a excellent job explanning. I can relate this poem a lot you did a excellent job presenting it. And i think you are worthy and your writing proves it. :)

Posted 10 Years Ago


Wow this is really deep! I feel this way a lot so this was really relatable. Thanks for writing. :)

Posted 10 Years Ago


The Fallen

10 Years Ago

Thanks! :3

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