Voices

These voices in my head

They never go away

Telling me I’ll end up dead

If I ever disobey

 

I’ve tried to block them out

Boarding up the doors

They always find another route

Starting constant wars

 

They won’t stop until I’m found

A tightness in my chest

They growl at me like a hound

I never get to rest

 

They sink their teeth inside my brain

Replacing all my thoughts

Acting like a fighter plane

Taking all their shots

 

They tell me to surrender

I put my arms in the air

Giving in to their pressure

They left me feeling bare

 

They start to overwhelm

Accepting their new role

I’m taken to another realm

I relinquish my control

 

These voices in my head

I know they’re here to stay

I’ve accepted them instead

Of pushing them away

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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