The Words, His World

Written by: Gaia Ong

He used
to seek solace,
in the turbulence
found within 
his own
distraught soul.

With 
those words,
it brought him 
close to 
the brim of 
yet another low.

In a state 
of denial and 
self-deceit,
where
peace 
could be found.

And where
the lies
glorified truth,
the pain
satisfied
the fears. 

But soon
he realized,
that a poet
fails to exist
in 
his world.

As his mind
is an utopia,
and his words
conceal
the
hidden tears.