My Name Is Despair

You can run and you can hide but you can’t escape me. You can look high and low but you won’t find me , you know! Race through the grass, skid through the reeds wade through the river in your bid to be free. Keep your eyes open don’t let me catch you sleeping. I am as unaffected  by your smile as I am by your weeping.

In the deepest dark or the brightest light I can haunt you, be it day or night. Haunt yes I truly will I don’t care if you are healthy or if you are ill. I am always there waiting to pounce I take your dreams and ideals and just when you miss them I pounce.

I am mean and I am dark I have bony fingers  with sharp dirty nails, if I click them they spark.You won’t see me nor will you hear my foot fall I can surround you making no sound at all.

You can’t escape me, how ever hard you try. I shall be with you until the day you die. I will be there right at your side you can not shake me so wear me with pride. I am your failings I am your faults I live in your mind and hide in your vaults.

I am your darkness I am your fear you don’t need to search for me as I am always here. What is my name …….. it is Despair.

9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. hotshot bald cop
    Aug 29, 2011 @ 18:25:37

    Never thought of it that way.

    Reply

  2. willowdot21
    Aug 29, 2011 @ 18:46:49

    It means different things to different people at different times but it is always there!

    Reply

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  4. Mr.memo
    Oct 20, 2011 @ 08:13:49

    woooow very amazing…. keep your friends close and your enemies closer, very good article.

    Reply

  5. willowdot21
    Oct 20, 2011 @ 15:20:11

    Thank you , it works for me! Be well and happy! x

    Reply

  6. Unsungpoet
    Jan 26, 2012 @ 18:27:23

    Brilliant and honest. I really like your no-frills way of expressing yourself.

    Reply

  7. WordsFallFromMyEyes
    Jun 15, 2013 @ 05:49:57

    I can really hear you in some pieces, Willow. This is a perfect example. Just excellent. Dark, but excellent.

    Reply

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