Lace like and spider spun

My life, lace like and spider spun. The threads that held me still,

To unravel have begun.

The web I live in is but a tissue of lies.

Threads tighten and knot my heart lies bleeding, all my dreams forgot.

This life I dwell in is an intricate pattern of tears and lies.

Where pain is legion and grief all logic just denies.

Just why do I stay and face the world with smiling lips but dead, dead eyes?

Tears that fall in secret hidden from clear blue skies.

Not letting the world see them for fear of their mocking.

It is so easy for you to all to say, untie yourself from this web of lies

Unpick the knots and walk away. To take command of your life. Is that so shocking?

ravel un

My life to unravel has began.

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. catcherofstars
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 00:24:46

    A lovely poem of a natural fear of losing ourselves along the way, at least that is how I interpreted it…
    AZ

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  2. willowdot21
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 08:11:17

    Thank that is precisely the point of the poem I was in a very dark place when I wrote it but I am now on the ladder up and out of there ..fingers crossed. xx

    Reply

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