I WILL NOT DIE

One big move

States away

Nothing left to prove

I wish I could have stayed

 

Here in Ohio

Moved from Texas

Hurts, so I cry, Oh

Fate seems to perplex us

 

I feel like a ghost

Nothing left of me

I miss myself the most

Through dry eyes, I can no longer see

 

I feel like I am stuck in a rut

Trying to get out

Feeling like I am too far gone, but

I hear a distant shout

 

“Get up off the floor,

You are not a lost cause

There IS something more

Don’t put your life on pause.

 

You are going to be alright

You will survive

You don’t have to put up a fight

You are still ALIVE.”

 

 I decide to pick myself up

I will try to shut out the lies

It is time for me to grow up

I open up my eager eyes

 

It’s been a year

Honestly, it has not been easy

But I am no longer bound by fear

I still feel somewhat queasy

 

I still look up to the sky

I am thankful for my life

Although I do not feel an all-time high

I would rather push those thoughts aside

I WILL NOT DIE. 

This poem is about: 
Me

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