Fiona Burgess

Rookie (22 June 1983 / South Africa)

Fiona Burgess Poems

41. My Soul 11/22/2006
42. The Dancer 12/10/2006
43. Cry! Cry! The Silence 11/10/2006
44. Living In The Desert Of My Dreams 11/5/2006
45. I'M Tired 11/10/2006
Best Poem of Fiona Burgess

I'M Tired

I’m tired, I’m tired of being strong,
When everyone else needs me to be
I’m tired of holding back my dreams
So someone else can be free
I’m tired of putting on a brave face
And holding back my tears
I’m tired of picking up the pieces
Of someone else’s fears
I’m tired of keeping up appearances
And walking in someone else’s shade
I’m tired of going the extra mile
To help someone else get made
I’m tired of accepting the blame
For other peoples errors
I’m tired or being the one to pay
Hello? I have my own terrors
The kind that visit in the ...

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Shadows

Shadows that dance upon the walls,
And wander with you down death filled halls,
Their whispers and cries resound in your mind,
In webs of gossamer, your soul they bind
Beholden to gods that have no name,
And secrets that grip your heart with shame,
Never again to darken this door.

The bodies that hand themselves over to war

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