Matthew Densley

Rookie - 199 Points (23/4/85 / Bristol UK)

Watching My Own Life - Poem by Matthew Densley

Watching my own life pass me by
Watching but not involving
Seeing the way that I am changing
Changing but not evolving
Though I want, I fear to try
And no, there is no reason why
But from the world I'm forced to shy
I watch my own life pass me by

Watching my own life slip away
Nothing reassuring
Seeing the way that I am aging
Aging but not maturing
Something tripped me 'long the way
Turned all colour into grey
Stole the sunlight from the day
I watch my own life slip away

I hope one day to intervene
I hope one day I can be clean
I hope one day to break this chain
I hope one day I'll live again






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  • (4/21/2010 7:21:00 PM)


    NIce...I like it. I think we all feel this way sometimes. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Poem Edited: Sunday, December 8, 2013


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