Michael Peterson

Rookie - 209 Points (Janesville, Wisconsin)

Alone In The Dark - Poem by Michael Peterson

Alone in a dark room
sitting in a chair
confronting life
is it worth the pain
the strain on the brain
pressure all around
perfect, not so perfect
where did I go wrong
no openings, no closing
all alone in the chair
a gun near by
why the pain, why the shame
different i am, different I'll be
why you do care, why you do not treat fair
the end would be best
why be with the rest
when all alone in the dark


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013


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