Dig a hole in the ground
Keep digging deep down
So the echo won’t slip
because your goal is to scream,
Scream loud to ease the pain inside
The dirt on your hands
is the sin
That you have been carrying around
Somehow you kept holding on
now freedom is what you seek
Fading memories is your dream
But what happens after you scream?
Yes,you feel a bit at peace
Yet the feeling you get makes you bitter and sweet.
You have been carrying this weight on your feet
feeling the heat,
Blood flowing through your veins;
Love turned into hate and trust into fear
So after all are you really at PEACE?
you go on with your everyday life,
growing weary and cold
Then the battle with your mind begins
Because digging is no longer your escape
Your own fear has captured you in a cage
So you write it down on paper,
Not in pencil but in pen
Because there are no mistakes
That can be erased (erasing parts in your life)
What’s done is done
And your shame cannot be wiped away
Once again you fight in the flesh,
all you want is peace
And a resting place
Yet you seek no one but yourself.
Copyright © Pardy Mupfumbu | Year Posted 2019
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