Still Hidden in the Dark

Just when I thought all hope was gone

To put my soul and mind into a perspective setting

To feel free of this world as I become alone and focused

The feelings that haunt me and lay before me arises from the night and ease its evil spirit upon my heart

Pressing and rising more and more

Hot tears stain my vacant face

Lost for words as the Devil strikes it’s best shot

“Never going back to that place” I murmured to myself

I prayed that new beginnings will change hearts

That dreams will come true and positivity will seep into my heart

I visited the dark place again and it doesn’t feel pleasant

To become hostile in the midnight hour not knowing when these spells will end

I once hid into the dark valley for years

Never knowing when I would come out of the woods

Feeling lonely under the stars as my tears becomes my best friend

Unspoken words of innocence swallows my pride and fear creeps into my mind

I can’t do this anymore

But sometimes sweet revenge feel great

Having that upper strength and power to prove a saddened point

The tongue of deadly thoughts that pours venom of hostility and unforgiving hearts

Years has passed and the dark place that I once knew

Once again in

Visited me for a short spell

Not crazy to the world or to innocent people not knowing my true Hiding within myselfย my most deepest pain and depression among the stars

That they will sleep silently next to my shadows that still follows my every footstep

My cries becomes unknown

Even if I cried louder, no one would hear me

The lost soul that’s misrepresented

Misunderstood

No one understands

No one but God himself!

Who are you to judge?

Who is the world to judge a child that has seem to lost its way and all they want is to be free?

Be free of the hatred

Be free from the evil spirits that still rests upon her soul

Let her be free

I hide my worries upon the smiles of daylight,

To hide my beauty beneath the wings of my burdens

Hidden in the dark ready to attack like wild dogs

My words on a leash that hurts

Kills souls

I’m not that girl

I am unique

I’m not who they say I am

I’m not that girl

I remain happy within the love of what I do

To pen and to start again

Fresh again like a brand new day

Wondering if the dark clouds of Hades will stay away

I pray for forgiveness

To end this

And then no more will my flesh be hidden in the dark

still hidden in the dark

Written by Patrice “Lyrical Passion” Rivers

February 2014

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10 thoughts on “Still Hidden in the Dark

  1. “Feeling lonely under the stars as my tears becomes my best friend” best part that sums up the journey of this poem to me…. Poetry at on of its finest rawest hour!!!

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  2. My dear, thank u for inspiring us’ can u believe I gave one of my friends at home to read them n she couldn’t believe it, she said u r so good at writing. My dear keep it up coz u really inspire me

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    • awww thank you soo much for that comment!! It really means a lot! I try to inspire and encourage people, especially the women of today because we struggle a lot with ourselves and also in our relationships and personal lives, so once again thanks for the continuous support my dear!!! Much love always! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Awww thank u so much dear, I told some people to read them n they were so surprised n happy for a young lady like u so determined n inspiring, lol I had to brag n tell them that’s my dear sis from over seas that I met last year ๐Ÿ™‚

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