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Riding through the night (poem)

Updated on June 19, 2013


Tired and cold, I stumble through the mist

Faded street lamp’s light a path to where I’m led by a drift


Scattered mind but curious, I co-operate

Unsure of what my eyes will find, can I be sure to tolerate


Almost certain I’m distancing away in my sleep

I fear that this cold will soon become the death of me


I feel abandoned by my life as the light’s become dimmer

Lost and emotional as the mist start’s to grow thicker


The surface I walk upon is no longer smooth

I’m in an edgy state of mind, also I’m confused


Is this a dream that I wander so lost in

Searching for a way out, convinced that I’m locked in


Like a convict, I’m restricted from the light

A broken man relying on hope as he’s riding through the night.


- Jai Capone

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    • Jai89 profile image
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      Jai89 5 years ago from Cardiff

      Thank you very much, there will be more don't you worry :)

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      Fehl Dungo 5 years ago from close to you...

      So heartfelt and sad..to the point it's killing me.

      Your writing is so effective. Hoping to read more :)

    • Jai89 profile image
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      Jai89 5 years ago from Cardiff

      Thank you very much for the positive feedback, it means a lot, I appreciate it so much.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Powerful symbolism to drive the emotion home.

      Outstanding creative poetry my friend.

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      TheLady111 5 years ago from The Vortex

      I totally got the visual of this ride while reading...Very Nice!

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