Poetry On Narrative: Vessel
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Poetry On Narrative: Vessel

A poem about losing control of yourself to anxiety and experiencing existential issues.

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Poetry On Narrative: Vessel

The harsh cold lead closes my eyes
The drift into sleep is aided by the grinding
Of metal shavings between molars
The lisp of the final breath secures fate
The dream went away, and reality hit
The Earth shattered.

Hearts cave-in at the dawn
While the mechanical etchings are scratched
Unto my casket, this will be home
I lay forever on the Earth
My sight is brightened by darkness
The cold, empty, darkness

My climate awareness
Won't do a thing
But to only aid my existential dread
The hope was taken long ago
And has been replaced
By my mental eclipse

Spaces to be filled are left by the shovel
The dug up waste from nature is tarnished
Fear is becoming absent
Fear is becoming
Listless voices carry my head above my shoulders
My heart is held by vessels

Holes are filled with air
Error in accepting
Life as it once should have been
Heart to heart with my guardian angel
I cry into the imaginary chest
And she fades away to the light

Horrors cave in the knees
The back falls from floating
Here, lies the dead
Here, was a life
There, up in Heaven
He lives a better life

I aspire to be the Man in the clouds
Guided by light
Weaving through the darkness.
Although, I am alone
With these fallen spirits on the dirt
I am haunted by this acclaim

With my world
With my life in the hands
Of the few in power
With their views as law
I am held helpless
And accountable.

I am made to think
Not about what has been done or will be done
But to accept and cope
That I will also be controlled and maintained
By this instrumental and economical society;
I am a good boy.

What has been will be.
Inevitably, the hearts will fold
And the Aces of the game will win
The darkness will overturn
True intentions
Of a good life.

This. Is my only vessel
My only way to speak
My only way forward
My only way towards divinity
My only way to live in His light
Yet, I am blind.

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