Below is the poem entitled Why Can't I? which was written by poet
Matheny. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I can't keep going, can't keep going on like this, they make me sick, and i get so sick of it,
cuz they wont let me, they wont let me breath, why can't they let me be,
why can't they let me be, why dont i know what i am, i force this into my heart cuz its
my only friend, my lips are sewn shut, i watch my self bleed, they push and pull and its
killing me within