Lexy Sogl

Rookie (15/08/92 / São Paulo, Brazil)

On The Other Side - Poem by Lexy Sogl

On the other side
Lays a continent
Of vultures

Picking the parts
Of those, not valiant enough
To stay awake

On this side of the window
I can see only but the skeletal coating
Of melancholy

Sweating the fear
Out of me

As if I have stored it
In the solitary corners of my mind
This entire time

Go in denial

They ignore
The current of misery
That runs down the mountains of life


all trees
all plants
all animals

How close

How far

We’re still
One race

The composure
Others before us

Fought for with zeal

A zeal
That dejectedly couldn't survive

on this side

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 7, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 14, 2011

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