The Light of Sanity

The Light of Sanity

A dim reflection of myself,
I’ve been alone since I was twelve;
A hurricane, my mind betwixt,
And the destruction shall enlist;

Ending be, my disposition?
Let it be, with malnutrition;
Save, for the darkness overcome
My thoughts, lost to the beast in tongue

‘Fore I speak of olden days, tame,
Madness ensues, and bores my name;
You there, you there, it calls to me;
Trembling, I let it wash o’er me.

Re-born, cold, wet, nude, stand alone,
Hollow room, my very own throne;
Me; enveloped in vanity;
Without the light of sanity

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Yes, this paints a very descriptive picture of when the Light is absent, and the darkness overtakes the mind. Chilling.

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rahul0324 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

Freezing, I felt reading this! Its tough when you rise with loneliness and coldness around and in you

Brilliant Verse!

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ciaralw 4 years ago from San Diego, California

I LOVE this and can relate greatly. Awesome, beautiful,useful and interesting.

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jdflom 4 years ago from Sacramento, CA Author

Thank you!

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cynamans 4 years ago from Washington DC

Wow jdflom,

this poem is absolutely amazing. great work here. you are a really talented writer. Voted up, awesome and interesting.

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agaglia 4 years ago

Interesting. very interesting.

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