I Did This To Myself

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
taken from my book, "I Gotta Find My Mind"

Submitted: August 13, 2016

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Submitted: August 13, 2016



I Did This To Myself


I watched my demeanor change

__until my heart erupted

I blamed the world for my faults



I watched myself grow up to be nothing

__to any woman

'Least to any woman I wanted to

__mean anything to

My heart has sunken into my chest

__like a riot taken down

____from off of the shelf

______and repeating

________like history always does

It's so hard to break a pattern

When thee only thing that can change it

__is changing me

But I was razed not to sell out

Not to believe it was my fault

But if I am thee only problem

__in this equation

____then I must've razed myself

'Cause who would be this stupid

__to teach me what I have learned?

Still, the pattern of my unhappiness

__goes on and on

'Cause I am still stuck

__thinking I know what's best for myself

Even though I know in my heart

__that I must not know shit

'Cause look at the mess I'm in


08-13-'16 #3

D. L. Cannon

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