John Bounds

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Biography of John Bounds

My father died when I was 5. It affected me very badly. As I grew I got angry, depressed and withdrawn. At an early age fell into drinking and drugs, got into trouble and along that way, but a teacher got me to write my feelings on paper in the 9th grade. She was my angel. She got me to grab a hold of a talent within. Which was writing. Ever since that time I expended my energy on writing stories, Screenplays, lyrics and poems. Although I fought depression for a long time, I have seen the sunshine in the rain. And have overcome it.

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Dreams

Sick and tired of chasing dreams
feeling inspired leaves me in pain
and every time I put out the fire
it comes back haunting me again

Just wish I would let it die
leave it all where it will lie
Where disappointments cannot bring
It's false smiles that are so obscene

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