I stay inside



Days inside drain me
That's put in simplest terms
As the sky changes colors and the world bustles with an unimaginable energy
I stay inside
For those who never had this problem
Let me help you understand
To sit here while life continues there
Drains my sense of being
That I do not exist, nor will I ever exist outside of these floors and walls
I stay inside
You could hang a sign on me saying
Vacant, no life
If they say sleep is for the dead
Then I am already in my grave
Unable to leave my mark on another soul or show the love that is welling inside
I stay inside
I lock the doors, throw away the key 
And shut the blinds. 


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