Biography of Merl Austin
Most of my poems, are me venting however i felt at that moment. Some of them are random, some reflective, and some insightful.
Merl Austin Poems
It Was Never You
My first poem, actually trying to rhyme. Wrote this after a very moving service at church. You were never the cause of my pain
You cried, I wiped all your tears I’ve been with you all through your years You say you’re all alone Look around! I’m here.
When The Clouds Fade Away
When clouds come around Life goes on Time keeps moving People around you keep going
Pain And Storms.
In class, we were told to write a haiku. i wrote what was on my mind; how sucky the weather was, and how much that reflected the emotional pain i was in. the pain never ends like the thunderstorms, my friend
Started Out As Strangers (Final Draft)
This is the actual poem used for the song played/sung for our tribute to two young band students, one a good friend of mine, we lost to suicide (one on March 22, the other on April 6) at the end of the year concert. Started out as strangers instruments in hand
Started Out As Strangers
I was asked to write a poem for the end of the year band concert at our school in honor of two band students we lost earlier in the year to suicide. Started out as strangers with our instrument in hand
A New Soul Is Born
Pain and terror fill the room Screams echo in the gloom Trying to calm her he holds her hand Only to be followed by the doctor’s last demand
The Time Has Come
Time has come for me to forgive you I do, believe me I do This grudge was held too long Months wasted
Over The Edge
A blank sheet of paper lies before me Can’t even begin to explain All that’s been going on The pain, the hurt, the tears
Gone But Not Forgotten
Things used to be so simple everything had less pain and now that he's gone nothing is the same
Over The Edge
A blank sheet of paper lies before me
Can’t even begin to explain
All that’s been going on
The pain, the hurt, the tears
When will enough finally be enough?
How much further
Will you push me over the edge?
Don’t you know how much I’m going through?
I call you my best friend