Junkie

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Poem about being obsessed with someone and the difficulty of letting them go

Submitted: January 24, 2019

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I got lost for a while, kept chasing a ghost

Wishing for rain when there were no clouds

Betting my heart on the spinning roulette

All the while getting drunk on my hopes

 

A distant oasis when you’re dying of thirst

But then you realize it is just a mirage

And yet you chase it, just fueled by your craves

Because you feel that if you don’t, you will die

 

I held on to a dream with no rights

I dared dream of a future so bright

I held on and got carried away

And got blinded in turn by its light

 

I’m an addict and I need to break free

From this hold that has taken my will

I’m a junkie, and I need to get clean

Even if it feel like it’s going to break me

 

I’m an addict and I need my next fix

But I know I will die if I do

I’m an addict, but my soul yearns for peace

And that means that I need to quit you…

 

And it hurts so much, loosing you like this

Like a stake through my heart, driving me mad

Then again, when I start thinking about it

How do you lose something that you never had?


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