Poem: Shattered

My mind slows to a crawl

I rely on you to calm my nerves

I awaken and wonder where you've gone

My mind races back to the night before


My body is parched, yet a force stirs within

I move away from the night and memories of you

I live another day and wonder how

My body thirsts for your calmness


My soul needs this game you and I play

I wonder when enough is enough 

I live each day wondering about the next

My soul shatters, my hands cradle the pieces

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k@ri 7 years ago from Sunny Southern California

"My soul shatters, my hands cradle the pieces" I have felt this way, but I've never heard it expressed so well!

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kea 7 years ago Author

Thanks k@ri! You rock.

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Patricia Costanzo 7 years ago from Behind the Redwood Curtain

This is uncomfortably familiar, "My soul needs this game you and I play."

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kea 7 years ago Author

Thanks PC - I appreciate the comment - you rock!

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potofpoetries 5 years ago from lucknow, india

I liked this poem. it is very nice. i think it is great!

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