Caught in the Webb

As each day slides through the window

Pouring itself onto the carpet below

I close my eyes and pray for sleep

That will not come, fear begins to creep.

From my soul it spreads about

Clouding rational thoughts out

Where did it all begin to fall apart

Leaving me with a broken heart.

Trapped in a spiders webb

Watching normality start to ebb

Out of reach and out sight

I struggle with the day, and dread the night.

Photo from Pixabay

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tricia
    Jun 22, 2018 @ 15:20:40

    I’m sorry for your troubles. That is a beautiful photograph and a perfect accompaniment to your verse.

    Reply

  2. tesscol
    Jun 22, 2018 @ 17:46:38

    this is exactly how i feel day after day after day. nothing i say registers with my beloved John…he has gone!!!!

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 18:07:38

      I do feel your pain mine is different. It’s awful to have someone you love with you but they are not there at all just an empty shell. πŸ’œπŸ’œ

      Reply

  3. Ritu
    Jun 22, 2018 @ 18:39:09

    (((hugs))) sis πŸ˜πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

    Reply

  4. Betty Hayes Albright
    Jun 23, 2018 @ 01:37:00

    Eloquently written, Willow. Sending hugs πŸ’žπŸ’•

    Reply

  5. robbiecheadle
    Jun 23, 2018 @ 14:29:30

    I love this poem, Willow.

    Reply

  6. Lynz Real Cooking
    Jun 25, 2018 @ 20:29:31

    Hi dear sister! I hope you are well. Lovely poem!

    Reply

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