I DRIFT TO YOU
I drift to you
Written Chrismas 2014
By Joel Thornton
polluted start run away
our day to drain
and you; this heart.
spirit of the cold machine
All your deceptive armor will rot
parsimonious mouth spiting dirt.
Brushed so cleanly.
I wish I was pure grey
Away from the sting of her pain
AWAY from myself. AWAY from All this hurt. All my decay.
All your running away.
You gave this to me.
But what cost? This worthless greed?
And now take it away
Yeah right. I guess we will see
All my loss. All you need.
If I cant move on, I will destroy myself
I can’t become undone.
I will save myself. If I will shine on
My shine will blind the sun.
I owe too much to where I am from.
Owe more to the future,
And all that has yet to come.
Thanks for an eye-opener
The sting that your gone.
The stink of desperation
All or some and some or none.
Never anyone left out.
There is never only one.
But in isolation
It sure feels as everyone is gone
In isolation - In this life
I am the only one.
Truly only one.
All but you have gone. I can finally breathe
with you still around.
But with all this distance
Digging all this fertile ground
Love will be buried
Like bad health - Disintegrate to none.
If I can’t love myself
Can’t love no one else.
But inferior to mend
Submit to love, for I am less.
Submit to something bigger than me
Submit to the ideal of a kinder humanity
But I still won’t hold my breath.
Will wait. Won’t idle. Fear and time always winning
For they are my true enemies
Copyright © Joel Thornton | Year Posted 2014
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