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Fantasy to be Free

June 20, 2013
BalladOfMonaLisa PLATINUM, Na, Other
24 articles 0 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love and to be loved; to hurt and to be hurt. These are the ideals that make up humanity. ~Me (Lisa)

They pull me down,
To the ground,
And I'm in the ocean,
Swimming around,
Trying to get away,
As they pull me into the gray.

Shadows dragging me,
Pulling me into a fantasy,
A magical paradise,
Until I don't know,
How to breathe,
Or swim to safety,
And I continue playing,
But I've forgotten the game.

Into the world of them,
Those people who can see,
Past apparent insanity,
They have been smothered too,
And they see right through,
The veils and beauties of life,
All the falsified truths.

So you tear me down,
Build a wall of lies,
And I am sealed,
Stuck in an endless dream,
Where I am still struggling,
Struggling to be free.

The author's comments:
Sometimes people get lost in pain or sadness, and they don't know how to escape. They fight themselves and those they love without solving any problems, all in a desperate attempt to have the freedom the desire, whether it is freedom in what they can do, or freedom from a certain emotion.

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Zolenz DIAMOND said...
on Jul. 29 2013 at 4:02 pm
Zolenz DIAMOND, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS, Other
65 articles 0 photos 173 comments

Favorite Quote:
The pain that have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

Really good portrayal of a struggle and I love the rythm too. Great work!

Waistband GOLD said...
on Jul. 17 2013 at 2:24 am
Waistband GOLD, Hudson Falls, New York
15 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong." Robin Williams

I like the side note, it definitely ties the poems together. :)  Nice way to describe a struggle :)