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 ...
The Unsung Hero
My hard work goes unnoticed for years. I'm a nobody.
I feel like Robin, Batman’s sidekick.
A pat on the back, at most. Why even try then?
So when will it be my turn? !
Wait. Could it be? Now that everyone is gone, I’m the ONE you need? !
Hold on now. When I’d have to jump through rings of fire to make us look good.
Why should I help you now? Why shouldn’t I just turn my back?
Just like you and everyone else did when I accomplished something.
Yeah, it hurts doesn’t it. Standing in t