Posts Tagged ‘unable’


i’m asked a question
and my mind goes blank
like a painters canvas.
there is nothing there.
I feel as if I am living
a breathing death, frozen
to the spot, unable to think
or speak or move, terrified
as I try to process what is
happening to me, a vision of
my future that is more
frightening than any
dystopian vision I know, a
vision of never remembering
my past, my friends, my life,
a mind of blank canvases going
through motions that don’t
register. I am so scared.


The sole of my bare foot

Touches the dew of the grass

Where we would run from dusk till dawn in

Sun, rain and snow

 

We were more than lovers

More than soulmates

Two spirits separated by

Layers of skin

 

Unable to melt into each other

Unable to fade our spirits together

Unable to cease as two

Unable to become as one

 

And now you’re gone

Incapable of taking the pain

Of loving in physical form only

You went and became a spirit

 

Without me

Leaving me alone

Facing a loveless existence

Until I become a spirit

 

But the soles of my feet

Feel the soul of your spirit

Through wet, fresh mud that

Seeps through my toes as

 

Tears roll down my mask

And I sink slowly towards you

Moving ever closer to you

Becoming one with you

 

Forever

 

© Andrew Smith