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Jerry Cramer


Voice of an Empty Heart


The light is quickly fading,
and my eyes are closing in.
Heavy to the ground,
Flood, ring, resound.
No.
Breathe deep – let it last all night
Out, empty, desolate.
Simply gone.
Less and less…
There’s no wondering why…
Wires would do well – just a little to hold some guard.
Feeling empty from within.
Opened up to all.
Given away for free.
Where is mine now?
Are other’s feeling full?
I’m feeling quite empty now…
I’m feeling a fool.
Open.
Empty.
Alone.

Submitted: Monday, April 07, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Topic of this poem: emptiness


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

I used to write some pretty sad poems when I was in high school. I'd been through a lot and it was a way for me to write how I felt. I've always been ok at tapping into my negative emotions. they seem to flow quite well. Recording my happiness on paper is something i've struggled with. I haven't wrote anything for quite a number of years. The past week has been exhausting... I've taken on too many commitments and run myself down. Sacrifice my well-being to see others happy. There's no point in doing that if you don't look after yourself. Then you will help to no one. This poem was written after my lowest point. Hence, it's not just another suicide or depressive poem. It's about how I felt run down. How I felt giving so much left me with nothing. How giving so much of yourself leave you unguarded. Questioning if it is better to have guards, protect your heart or let it open. It is pretty dark.. but it's how I felt. I describe things in odd ways. And it doesn't make lots of sense.. but I felt confused so I just jotted down words and tried to describe what it was that happened and how it made me feel, or not feel.

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