The War Inside

By Something Creative

 Doubt plagues my heart
Bringing bile up into my throat
Regurgitating all that sickeningly sweet
Hope

War drums beat outside my chest
Inflicting fear into the cavities of my soul
In which light still resides
The takeover is imminent

They all know they’re going to be slaughtered
Most flee to reside with the whispers in my head
Choosing to silence themselves
The others stay to fight 

Bloody carnage is all that will be left
Darkness ensnares the light 
Promising a false treaty
Oh, so naive the light is
Believing the lies of the enemy

The gruesome scene is captured on film
Played over and over in my mind
The way the night slaughtered the light
Pushes me closer to the edge

There is nothing binding me in place
No ball and chain slowing me down
I spiral into the recesses of my mind
And pray for an end
Whether from a savior
Or a destroyer

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Copyright 2012 Something Creative
Published on Sunday, December 16, 2012.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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