Riley Choma

Veteran Poet - 1,415 Points (12/05/1997)

Hiding - Poem by Riley Choma

I know lonely
I know lost
I know judgment
I know fear

I live in the dark,
in pain,
and it's as though I am bound by chains.
I live in the absence of life,
consumed in a haze with out faith.

I fake what I feel
I hide what I see
I lie to the world fighting the person I am destined to be.

Numb and blind I lye;
subliminally trapped, trying to get outside…


Poet's Notes about The Poem

What it feels like to hide every thing that makes you who you are...

Comments about Hiding by Riley Choma

  • Drtony Brahmin (6/10/2016 4:53:00 AM)

    Numb and blind I lye;
    subliminally trapped, trying to get outside… self observation and self assessment can sometimes be wrong. do not believe in negative concepts about yourself.......happiness can be achieved... change the beliefs that are negative. that will lead a person to phychological health., very nice poem. full of feelings... tony
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  • Donna Nimmo (9/28/2013 8:40:00 PM)

    Write on and write out your pain. I know you write from your heart. Hugs, Donna (Report)Reply

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  • Bri Edwards (9/27/2013 1:02:00 PM)

    I live in haze with out faith....i think without. if you are subliminally trapped i don't think you are supposed to realize it. but thanks for sharing and i score it good. :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, December 16, 2013


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