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Living In Purgatory

Living in Purgatory What do you do when you've had enough You Can't end it all But you no longer want to continue Because you cant move forward The pasts grip is holding you back But it wants to drag you back to the pain and misery But you stand strong Eager to get going Eager to move on But You're stuck Being held in purgatory See you're Alive but you're not Living Stuck in stagnation Becoming Stagnant stood still Feet are firmly rooted to the ground But while life still runs through you Blood pumping through your veins Air inflates and deflates your lungs, Heart heartedly thumping Strong thump, thump, thump, Eyes blinking blink blink In sync with one another A statue stuck in the present Trying to run from the past To map out a future But here I remain stuck Between times tenses Whose pull will win The past the present or the future Or will I remain here In the present Stagnant Stuck Living my life in purgatory.

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Date: 1/17/2023 4:54:00 AM
You hang in when times get touch, Sarah.
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Sarah Cope
Date: 1/30/2023 10:05:00 AM
Thankyou Jenna I shall certainly try, poetry helps alot.
Date: 1/16/2023 4:49:00 AM
Oh dear. A situation hard to escape from, and closing your eyes doesn’t help. In hopeless limbo, you express it so well. I sincerely hope this is all from your imagination, but I suspect not as it is so personally described. I’m sure you’re not alone. A product of our age. Professional advice might help.
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Sarah Cope
Date: 1/30/2023 10:08:00 AM
Unfortunately Peter this isn't imagination but from personal experience, yes professional help may help I'm on the waiting list which is currently 2 years long so until then poetry is my medicine. Thankyou for your comment please feel free to check out my newest piece I've just posted if you were able to relate to this piece.
Date: 1/16/2023 3:32:00 AM
I can feel the pain in this one. I can't imagine the horror that one feels when in this situation, but there is hope, there is always hope for a better today and tomorrow. God will save, renew, and open doors. Sara
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Sarah Cope
Date: 1/16/2023 3:37:00 AM
Thankyou so much for your lovely positive feedback I hope your right and as the poem says Whose pull will win The past the present or the future, let's hope the future will be victorious.