The Bad Places

Sometimes life takes you to places

That you don't want to see

Hidden dark places

Where you are not free

These places reside

Deep in your mind

Stored and locked away

Inside a lot to hide

Some things can be terrifying

Fearing your own shadow

Your tortured side

Don't give up hope

You will wake up

From this time

A way out again

A new outlook

On life


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Ericdierker 10 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

I like it. Thanks for sharing it with us.


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manatita44 10 months ago from london

Do not give up, you will wake up. You seem to know, dear one, you seem to know. Not much is scary, looked at a different way. Most things create inner strength and the descent of a greater clarity.

You write great poems. Much Love.


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always exploring 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

Always believe in a better tomorrow. You ended your poem with hope. Beautiful!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 10 months ago from Riga, Latvia

A most emotional and creative write.


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Frank Atanacio 10 months ago from Shelton

sometimes waking up from the darkness can prove challenging.. love your poetry Caroline :)


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carolinemd21 10 months ago from Close to Heaven Author

Hi Eric thank you! :)

Hi Manatita thank you for the kind words. :)

Hi Ruby thank you! :)

Hi Gypsy thank you! :)

Hi Frank thank you for your kind words. :)


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FlourishAnyway 9 months ago from USA

Provides hope for a brighter tomorrow


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carolinemd21 9 months ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Flourish :)

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