Growing... Oh, you're growing!

To my younger self,

 

I did not know

I did not sow

Oh, how you’ve come to grow

 

In this battle I must have shown

How weak and jaded I’ve become

 

Ridden with burden and distrust,

Colored with grey hues of disgust,

The scars that define me now guide me,

Locked away in battle with heart

 

But in the wake of this sorrow and pain,

I look to the stars above,

Glistening and guiding me along the way,

 

The tears that stream down the river,

Have trapped a fish without water,

 

It must escape,

It must escape,

Just like I must escape,

 

In my hope,

And this despair

I must confess

I always knew you at your best

 

And in your worst,

You  must forgive,

 

Find a way to escape

 

Like a fish without water,

Gasping for air,

You must bare

For better days are yet to come

 

Now knowing,

I am sowing,

 

Oh, look at how much you are growing

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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