fbpx
Poetry

I Don’t Know If I’m Burning or Drowning

You told me I was a star
And that stars were more easily admired from far away
I tried to paint the colors
But the colors turned to sounds
I got paint on my keyboard
And the sound turned to silence
And now I’m just sitting here with dried paint in my hair staring at the stars

I don’t know if I’m burning or drowning
Every wave suffocates me
But my heart is on fire
I’d like to stay away
Run away
It’s safer there
I hope I can trust myself
Because I can’t trust anyone else

I’m done believing in romantic love
Soul mates are journey guides
Free love is meant to feed the peace
Romantic love doesn’t exist
Feeds a flame
It’s just sex or misery
Everyone just wants to feel something instead of nothing even if it’s nothing

Like this post? View similar content here: Untying You

Comment
by Alexia Montgomery

Social Media Specialist with a passion for art, fashion, and dance.


Website

More From Poetry

depression and i are friends

by Sydney Dennison

your chest is Tokyo

by Nicole Estelle

Warrior

by vivienne mcwey

Americana Remorseful

by Kaitlyn Cox

Cosmic Melody

by Mimi Lynnette