I think I'm falling. Falling into a great dark abyss.
I've been there before but I made it out.
But I'm afraid that I'm teetering on the edge once again.
One small push in the wrong direction and I will fall, fall deep and fast. Back into the darkness, back into torment.
I can see the clouds forming over my internal sun.
I can see my light disappearing behind the thick black clouds, that are threatening to wash me away.
I can only see a sliver of light, a sparkle of hope. But the foreboding darkness is suffocating all thoughts of hope and happiness and masking them with darker thoughts.
The whispering insanity is ever present in the back of my mind and makes an appearance in my conscious thoughts.
It smiles happily and speaks in muttered tones,
but what are you saying?
It begins to become frustrated and starts to speak louder and louder until the screams fill my head and I feel like I might fall into th
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when I want to get up from the ground
and start walking.
Even though I walk, I don't have a destination.
It sorrows me; because I want to be free
I want to explore, to find out
if there are boundaries.
I would leave all this behind,
Not even one glance would I give to my past.
I'd start afresh, somewhere new
Make my own happiness, a new life.
Leave behind all the broken pieces
The bleeding scars, the tears.
I'd leave them all, and let someone else
worry about them.
All I need is a friend by my side
somebody to love, and be loved by.
Someday I will know that destination,
and together, we will go there.