I am living

Yet not really living


I am laughing

But not really laughing


I am seeing

But not truly seeing


I am a monster

Trapped in despair


I am breathing

Yet not wanting to breath


I am walking

But stumbling along the way


My hands reach out to touch you

But I feel nothing


I am a demon

Trapped in this body


I am loving

But not being loved


I am hoping

But wishing for failure


I am smiling

Yet frowning underneath


I am a corpse

Trapped among the living


I am me

But wishing to be someone else


I am here

Yet dreaming of being elsewhere


I am talking

But no one is listening


I am dead inside

Trapped in this useless life

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