The darkened room places shadows on the walls
I lay on my side and cuddle into a ball, closing my eyes
Feeling unsafe and wondering how long I'll live
I've been sickly now for a pretty long time
And I wonder how much longer before I die?
My mind gets so cluttered with all the things in my life
Without relief or support, I wonder what can I do?
A knock, then bang, shhhh, don't cry out or speak,
Maybe they will think no one is here and just go away
Now I can see a shadow on the blind, it's only my cat, Valentine
Seems she is lonely wants to be close to me, but why?
As i lay in my bed, I'm no good to myself but pet her head
And my head starts spinning with so much I dread
This world is for some people, and some people not
As Whitney and Robin Williams who left us behind
But I lay here a coward, wondering how it would be
My eyes are now heavy, I can't stay awake
So please Lord take me, so I can finally get sleep.
Copyright © joan woods | Year Posted 2014
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