Hiding in Your Sights

Location

My Head
29 Bahia CIrcle Santa Paula, CA
United States
34° 20' 45.5892" N, 119° 5' 4.3188" W

?eM

Si ohW

Fo em sihT

Ma ?kaeps uoy mohW

I kniht uoy ohw I

Ohw I mA ?mA

I yas I

uoY ?mA

?wonK

I

Ton dluoW

Ylf a truH

Dna tnuh I teY

Yks eht ni snogard ediR

Retsnom eht ma I

Syawla lliw thaT

Eht tnuH

srehtO

I

Neeb evaH

Dna enim , sretcarahC

Neeb evah I . srehtO

Ssenialliv dna oreh a htoB

Eb ot tnaw I

Evah tub devoL

Hguone tleF

.niaP

I

Teiuq mA

Dluow I tuB

Fi ,toir a tratS

Yas ot gnihtemos dah I

Tub ,eciohc yb teiuQ

Em llet t’noD

Eb oT

.tneliS

I

Ot evoL

Swosh lanoitcif hctaW

Skoob lanoitcif daer dnA

Dna segap esoht nihtiw dnA

Era sneercs esoht nO

Sdneirf ym llA

Eht nI

dlroW

tonnaC

sdneirf ekaM

efil laer nI

.hcum ooT .suoregnad s’that

Elpoep revo skoob esoohc lliW

 Noitceffa ym edih lliW

I esoth roF

roF .ekiL

.ytefaS

nuR

.edih dnA

Rof ,em morF

!NUR .og won .eM

 

 

Me?

Who iS

This me oF

Whom you speak? AM

I who you think I

Am? Am I whO

I say I

Am? YoU

Know?

I

Would noT

Hurt a flY

Yet I hunt anD

Ride dragons in the skY

I am the monsteR

That will alwayS

Hunt thE

OtherS

I

Have beeN

Characters, mine anD

Others. I have beeN

Both a hero and villainesS

I want to bE

Loved but havE

Felt enougH

Pain.

I

Am quieT

But I woulD

Start a riot, iF

I had something to saY

Quiet by choice, buT

Don’t tell mE

To bE

Silent.

I

Love tO

Watch fictional showS

And read fictional bookS

And within those pages anD

On those screens arE

All my friendS

In thE

WorlD

CannoT

Make friendS

In real lifE

That’s dangerous. Too much.

Will choose books over peoplE

Will hide my affectioN

For those I

Like. FoR

Safety.

RuN

And hide.

From me, foR

Me. Now go. RUN!

 

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Comments

liviarosethorn

Thought I'd try my hand at a more visual poem this time.

It's not bad.

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