Fading Into Oblivion

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


I used to believe in love,

But love has failed me,

Cut off my wings,

Destroyed my soul,

Crushed my heart to dust,

And beckoned me to welcome death,

I can no longer deny the emptiness,

I can no longer deny the rejection,

We are all lost stars in the sky,

That burn out and fade into oblivion,

I used to believe in love,

But that was before the flood,

Before the darkness seeped into my veins,

Poisoned my body, 

Then I withered into nothingness,

This is what I've become.


Submitted: January 14, 2021

© Copyright 2021 Katrina Skyyler Rose. All rights reserved.

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Craig Davison

Very good. I completely agree. I wrote two short articles on the same topic today (yesterday your time). Good luck. It only hurts until the pain goes away.

Thu, January 14th, 2021 5:21am

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Very true, I've dealt with depression since high school and usually had to find my own way to cope. Writing poetry became a wonderful outlet for me to express myself in a safe way.

Thu, January 14th, 2021 6:55am

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