I Write for My Sanity

Stranded on an island all alone 

Without a comfy bed, I sleep on stone 

Reaching insanity without a friend 

I've come to realize this is my end 


It doesn't mean that I shouldn't fight 

I strive to win the day with all my might 

I just might come out alive 

For every day my wish is to survive 


I reach for my pen and book 

In which I write alongside the brook 

I convince myself that it's not in vain 

For I know that writing keeps me sane 


Some days I find it difficult to cope 

With the idea that there's no hope 

To release the stress of my plight 

I sit down every day to write 


I am afraid and I'm so far away 

From the people that tell me it'll be okay 

So I try every day to keep my humanity 

For I cannot survive without my sanity


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