Wednesday, March 29, 2006

One man's story

You can keep running away. You can escape the long arm of the law, and you can escape the truth.

But your shadow will follow you. Will you be able to face the man in the mirror?
Will you be able to answer yourself?

Those nights by abhas1

He regrets it,
why he ever did it.
He made his decisions;
his choices, his visions.
He decided to be out,
smoked up till a scout,
tobacco in the morning
and crack at night,
he shocked to find
that he's still alright.

Liquor when he's depressed
and alcohol to cheers,
He remembers he ran,
away from home in hope,
to find them following a fan,
but he ended up with dope.
He's lost and he can't cope;
Unable to brave death,
and too scared to live,
all that he has
is nothing he can give.

He looks back into it,
when it burned in a fit.
He goes back to see,
covered himself with lies,
that'll protect him from glee.
He steps foot into his house:
It's an empty floor,
an open door;
His house is nothing
but broken walls in the shadow of hope.
Unable to cope,
he seeks truth
in a puddle of lies.
He runs away by foot,
as he smokes another boot.

He coughs after every breath.
He knows not that
by running away,
he tries to escape the mat,
he goes around in circles,
in a field he lost his bat.
Is this the life that he wanted
Smoke, crack, drugs and booze?
What awaits him down the path,
he will then have to choose...

13 comments:

  1. Been hearing a lot of Eminem lately?

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  2. Deep poetry! Great!

    Really sad tone used! Hope it does not relates to ya! :p

    And, as i said, also try ur hand at something exciting..

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  3. great poetry!
    try writing a love song for your girlfriend

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  4. @Rusty:
    Will do! I already have something in mind... ;)

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  5. SO WHEN IS THAT ROMANTIC POEM GONNA BE PUT 2 WRITING??
    AND AS I SIAD UR POEM WAS REALLY EXCELLENT. GIV IT 4 THE SKOOL MAG

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  6. sometime...it will go into print...

    and school mag? ooh noo...not yet!

    btw, thanks!

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  7. Hola..I echo Sid..too much Eminem? But like the poetry unlike Eminem's songs.

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  8. abhas1: dragging Eminem into a likeable genre (?)

    :P

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  9. Eminem or no eminem.
    But this one is good....quite evocative.

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  10. this dus not sound like eminem. not original tho...:D...u shud try poetry that dus not sound like tribal rythm concert.

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  11. @mocking-S:
    Thanks! :D

    @manic street preacher:
    :-o!
    not original? tribal rythm monkey? aaaaaa...
    thanks though :D

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