Treasure Island

Shannen Wrass

(Wisconsin)

Welcome To My World ©


Have you ever tried to cry
But there's no tears left to shed
Have you ever seen the face of misery
Or looked into the eyes of dread
Have you ever gripped the pain
Cause it's all that's left to hold
Have you ever tried so hard to love
But found your heart was just too cold
Have you ever just had to accept,
Your agony has no end
Have you ever been so desperate,
You've claimed the sorrow your best friend
Have you ever held hands with depression
Wept on the shoulder of fear
Have you ever reached out to emptiness
But there's nothing to pull near.
Have you ever sobbed yourself to sleep
Anguish at the foot of your bed
Have you ever been shaken from your dream
To be thrown in a nightmare instead
Have you ever felt the cringe inside
Embraced by betrayal and hate
Have you ever then just had to dwell
In a world that terror creates
Have you ever been left empty
No Courage to unfold
If you've ever known the hurt
Then welcome to my world


Written by Shannen Wrass
Copyright © 1995 Shannen Wrass. All Rights Reserved

Submitted: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 24, 2014

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  • John Westlake (3/27/2014 6:09:00 AM)

    Very strongly written but sad. I have actually done all of those things but have come out a little stronger. Hopefully you can too (Report) Reply

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