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Walking with my demons

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Walking with my demons

Before dawn my thoughts roam,
As day breaks my heart sleeps,
Thoughts of you, thoughts of home,
Coincide with my heart beats,
The malady of my soul,
The woe of my heart,
Now half once whole,
Consumed by the dark,
	As I walk with my demons,
Day after day my eyes grow cold,
My heart continues to freeze,
As I travel a darkened road,
I walk through a haunting breeze,
Overshadowed by the moonbeams,
Lost among the stars that I follow,
Faced with my hopeless dreams,
I feel myself become hollow,
	As I walk with my demons,
Surrounded by my nightmares,
The echoes of the past haunting me,
Confronted by cold dark stares,
Sorrows chuckle keeps taunting me,
Giving into the death of light,
Falling into the abyss of despair,
My heart is conflicted by this plight,
For I feel my soul start to tare,
	As I walk with my demons,
I become numb to my surroundings,
Oblivious of my shame,
This life is beyond confounding,
For it’s hard to live with the pain,
	Of walking with my demons

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:07:00 PM

    Someone on my fb posted this March 13th and said it was by them. Just informing you. I want to say that that person is in county and has been since Dec so someone else had to of posted it for him, but I thought I would let you know.

    hamilton Avatar raymond hamilton Date: 5/8/2013 9:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Who was the person that posted it on his FB? I'd appreciate knowing..that shit's ignorant