Jennifer Petty

Rookie (May 8,1983 / Scottsdale, Arizona)

Facing Fears - Poem by Jennifer Petty

For a while
All I wanted to do
Was lose myself.
I just wanted some way
To escape my life
Along with all of its problems.

So I got spun for 3 years.

But the more I tried to run away
The more my problems grew
Until they were always there
Banging on my door
And no amount
Of dope
Would make them disappear

I realize that now I have
To face them
All this time
I was only postponing
The inevitable.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 17, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 17, 2011

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