April Swanson

Rookie (May 24,1991)

April Swanson Poems

1. Sensations 8/11/2008
2. Whirlwind 8/11/2008
3. Necessity 8/11/2008
4. Kissed By Death 8/11/2008
5. Perfect 8/11/2008
6. You 8/13/2008
7. Exertion 8/25/2008
8. On No Account 8/28/2008
9. Proclaiming Faith 8/30/2008
10. Frantically Falling 10/5/2008
11. Just You...& Me. 10/5/2008
12. Who I Am 3/18/2009
13. This Body 3/18/2009
14. My Way 11/18/2009
15. Fracture 8/13/2008
16. My 8/25/2008
17. Grasping Isolated 8/11/2008
18. Could This Be Me? 8/11/2008
19. Rainbow 8/13/2008
20. Mirror Mirror On The Wall 8/25/2008
Best Poem of April Swanson

Could This Be Me?

I wish to know the truth,
The truth of life.

How to be perfect,
What’s wrong, what’s right.

Not to disobey,
To curse or lie.
To cheat, to steal, to hurt, to cry.

To not have emotions that scars the heart.
To not crumble and fall apart.

To fail at a goal I’d wished to succeed.
Because I had believed in me.

To let my pride be broken down.
And let all the pain in, not out.

To let sin lead me on a path.
To hope that love would bring me back.

To know that all these things are true…
Could this be me, could this be you?

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I am desolate and in the dark, with feelings vacant; unfilled.
I am as numb as my toes in the snow.

The winter nights feels like all the others-
dark, cold, with the touch of depression beckoning me.

Each powerful, and resistant of command.
Each breath I take leaves my lungs caged with icy bitterness, and my skin left tingling.

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