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The Poison Within

 

Invisible Man

I walk by

I see you

You see me

A glance is exchanged

I quickly hide

You don’t know me

And I might not even cross your mind

But I would give you the world

Who am I you ask?

I am a shadow

To you I don’t even exist

I am nothing but The Invisible Man

 

By Angel of Mons

 

I Fell and Shadows Appeared

I fell and shadows appeared.

Ghosts that no longer talk to me.

Tried to love, tried to connect,

But the cut is cruel,

And unexpected.

When you lose what’s in your soul you question everything.

Lost my joy but not the memories, which now haunt my dreams.

Lost what I was most sure of.

Lost what I loved.

Now in prison, love only a memory.

On the other side of love I found despair.

Nothing good now, no pleasure other than fleeting.

Feelings always fall back low and heavy.

Will I rise, will I escape?

Want to escape, want to fly, but the shadows are always there,

recalling the sweet innocence of love, wreaking havoc where I stand.

Don’t want to be seen, stay in the dark

Can’t separate from the past, don’t know how to recover.

Nowhere to hide and exposed to shame

Face it head on, soak it up.

Divorced and divorced from emotion.

No more sharing now.

Don’t know the final lines, don’t have the answers.

 

Diminishing

Some dismiss it as selected
others feign not to know
All the while they watch, with relish
your decent into madness, slow

They see the screams behind your eyes
But deafen their ears to suit
Lest they somehow be infected
By this emotive mute

To all is displayed your sorry state
Too extreme to conceal, too intense to hide
Still they begrudge you, your meagre slice
Your motives they decide

No words seep from their set mouths
To acknowledge what is seen
Attempts to convey emotions are quickly revered, clean
Still they envy you, your strength it musts
To keep it ever silent
That piercing internal scream