Ghost of my Old Life

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Another poem I wrote. It's about overcoming bad habits and behaviors. The kind that were born out of a situation that were meant to protect you, but years later they become a burden and hold you back. It's about my own personal struggle with the crap I picked up during my school years.

Submitted: December 30, 2010

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Falling again in my old ways of thinking
Try to erase it,  need to save me from sinking
Habits consuming, hope for new life is fleeting


Bound to the ghost of my old life
Need to find some peace of mind


Lost in emotion, see the whirwind and flee
Try to release it, but it won't leave me be
No one is better at defeating me


Run away, run away from the phantoms, let it go
Easier said than done, won't relinquish it's control

A promise made to never be this way again
But circumstances raise the spectre from the dead


Get away, get away, you're not welcome anymore
I don't need to receive your protection like before

I know it's difficult for you to comprehend
Just go away and leave so I can start to mend


Bound to the ghost of my old life
Need to find some peace of mind


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