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Better Tomorrow

Updated on July 30, 2016

Goodnight

Sweet dreams

I wake to a nightmare

In the daylight of my life

I wake

Only to fall back to sleep

This cannot be

It's only a dream

Or is it

Back in my bed

Trapped in my head

Alone in my hell

Waiting for an escape from myself

From my pain

From my shame

Forgive me Lord for I have sinned

Shut my eyes

Let me rest again

And if you chose to wash away all the sorrow

I'll be happy to live

For a better tomorrow

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    • boots195 profile image

      boots195 5 years ago

      very nice and touching fluffymetal...:)

    • lxxy profile image

      lxxy 7 years ago from Beneath, Between, Beyond

      Tragically beautiful.

      Never let your shame fear you into living...it's what we do with ourselves and those we love each day that counts.

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      Patiopursuit 7 years ago

      wow, nice

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      ThoughtfulSpot 7 years ago from PA

      Quite powerful! Good work.

    • mr. daydream profile image

      mr. daydream 7 years ago

      Good poetry

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      Hokey 7 years ago from In the energy.

      Loved it!!!

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      TattoGuy 7 years ago

      Love this poem a lot, can relate to it !

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      Hokey 7 years ago from In the energy.

      Great poem! I think we have much in common. Thanks for sharing.

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      A Texan 7 years ago

      I like that and I am not a poetry kinda dude!

    • wrenfrost56 profile image

      wrenfrost56 7 years ago from U.K.

      What a great piece, good style, flow and profound.

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      Very moving - hope tomorrow will be better for you and all...

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      Ken R. Abell 7 years ago from ON THE ROAD

      Powerful & moving poem. The imagery grabs the reader. Thank you for sharing it here.

      Be encouagaged & have a wonderful tomorrow.

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      Laurel Rogers 7 years ago from Bishop, Ca

      That is one intense poem, Fluffymetal. As you say, live for a better tomorrow.

      Thanks for this,

      Laurel