The Pursuit of Happiness

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 13:42 -- xokea

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What you run from stays with you longer

And what you fight eventually becomes stronger

This pessimism is taking a toll on me

It's like I can't even see who I set out to be

So I hide the things that I really want to say

Because no one listens to me anyway

I was never good at expressing my emotions so I write them down

And all I ever wanted was for someone to come into my life and actually stay around

Because people, people tend to leave

And they become exactly who they said they'd never be

It's draining me

My father wasn't around and my mother was emotionally absent

It's like I'm trapped, I'm trapped in this mindset

But I'm my own motivation

I look up to myself

I was always the person I ran to whenever I never needed help

So caught up in the need for superficial things

I started neglecting the man that shed His blood for me

But it's not too late for me to turn it all around

Because when prayers go up, blessings come down

There's so much Love in my heart

I no longer have room for Hate

Whatever happens happens

But I guess that's what they call Fate

So I'll pass this message on to anyone that can relate to it

Happiness comes from within

And life is what you make of it

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