Poetry On Odyssey: If Only

If only...

If only it were that simple.

If only I could change.

I used to be so hopeful,

so curious,

so passionate.

I used to seek adventure.

I wanted to be bold, and strong, and fearless.

Oh how times have changed.

The door is open and yet I'm trapped in this cage.

A cage made of fear and rage.

It consumes me each day.

I only I could walk away.

If only I were brave.

I can't stand it here.


Don't leave me stranded here.

I promise I'm not damaged.

I promise that I'm sane.

I give my all.

I can do this.

If only I had the chance.

If only only I had a chance.

If only...

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