A Poem by Silverblue


Author: Silverblue
Created: April 17, 2017 at 08:10 pm
Upload Type: Poem, T (13+)  
Category: Dark | Psychology | General/Other
Upload Stats: 4.5 Stars by 3 users with 3 comments and 119 views

Suicide Of The Mind  

I've decided to kill a part of me
Not physically, oh no
I guess I could stomach the pain
That sense of letting go

It won't make much of a difference
I'm just planting a bomb in my head
I just have that urge to explode upstairs
To be something else instead

I've opted to put a gun to my mind
But my body will stay intact
The flesh of me will stay much the same
But the rest won't - that's a fact

You can't be what you want these days
When you are, there are consequences
I thought I might be going mad
And I never came to my senses

I never fully recovered from
The day that I went insane
My day to day activity
Doesn't match what I think with my brain

So it's time to plant the dynamite
In a very specific way
To shut me down, and switch me off
I concluded this today

That all I am isn't all that great
That I do not like myself
Years they changed so much of me
Clearly damaging my health

Yet the winds they blow as they always blow
So I pause, then I take a breath
Then I understand that it's not the end
Just a temporary death





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Comments & Reviews ( X 2)



TSMclaughlan
April 20, 2017
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Very much enjoyed this piece conveys the end of a struggle quite clearly


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kitty
April 19, 2017
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A time to pause, reflect.
Stock taking is good in one's life. It makes us decide what's going to work for us.Striking piece.
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PoetGLG123
April 18, 2017
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This completely grabbed my heart and didn't let go! what an amazing and moving write! a huge wake up call to the beauty of life!


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