Khaleel Steir Poems
|42.||The Unsung Hero||1/7/2012|
|43.||The Strive For Greatness||4/19/2012|
|46.||A Dark Night||10/31/2012|
|47.||Trapped In My Mind||1/7/2012|
Trapped In My Mind
I’m lost in the dark labyrinth of my mind
For there is no way out, no exits, only dead ends
Why am I trapped here?
Help! Somebody please help me
These thoughts, they’re overwhelming me
As if I’m trapped in the undertow of the ocean, fighting to get back to the surface
Why must they torture me?
I feel as if they’re tearing the skin off my body
These dark thoughts show me my past
Like a highlight reel of those good times
No, those times weren’t so great
These thoughts flash that picture of her
That girl who’s hold binds me so, like a python ...
Atlantic City. Did anything matter then?
We had fun right? A smiled was stuck on your face.
We had good times.
After school. You can’t tell me then didn’t matter either.
Jokes, after joke. Laughs upon laughs.
What went wrong? It doesn’t make sense.
Late night conversations. Those were the times,