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Myself
by Sherry L Gibson

Tuesday, November 05, 2002

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Myself

 

Who is this person deep within my soul?

Yearning to be free

Lurking deep beneath the fleshly body

Alien to me.

 

Each time that I feel happiness abound

Sprits flying high

You come along with a mad raging force

Causing me to cry

 

A hateful hurtful personality

A coward no doubt

Shadowed deep within this tortured mind

Waiting to come out.

 

I do not know this sad skulking creature

Fighting to be real

You cannot be any part of myself

Or the things I feel

 

Why do you constantly lie in waiting?

Recurring at will

Bringing forth your unscrupulous thoughts

Making me feel ill.

 

All I want is a life of contentment

Peace within my heart

This deceitful demon within my soul

Hindering my will to start.

 

© Copyright 2002 Sherry Gibson. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 1/15/2004
Did you ever read "The Naked Ape"? I suspect you would find it quite enlightening.
Reviewed by Karen 12/3/2002
Great poem Sherry.
So very well written and thought provoking.
Keep up the great work.
Love and Best Wishes,
Karen
Reviewed by April 11/25/2002
Very well written my friend. Keep em coming!!
Reviewed by Rebecca Sleight (Reader) 11/20/2002
Reviewed by Phil 11/17/2002
well written
Reviewed by Billie 11/17/2002
we've all felt like this before
Reviewed by Sharon Sanders (Reader) 11/16/2002
Great poem!! Touched my heart as at times I can be my own worst enemy.
Reviewed by cdmckee 11/16/2002
Reviewed by Jacquie 11/15/2002
THis is the best!
Reviewed by Pam 11/15/2002
Reviewed by William Gibson (Reader) 11/14/2002
Another good read. Liked that last stanza.

Reviewed by Rhonda 11/14/2002
Sherry,
Another inticing poem. You capture how everyone feels time to time.
Reviewed by Lynn Barry 11/9/2002
Nightmarishly sad...and yet, insightful.
Reviewed by wanda 11/6/2002
all most spook'y that alien that hides there.nice choice of words
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 11/5/2002
That dual nature is within us all...
Excellent expression and choice of words...
Reviewed by Dee C. 11/5/2002
It's so true how we can look inside ourselves and seem so alien, we tend to be far harder on ourselves...but that is what gives us the drive to push on. Great write Sherry!! ~ Dee
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 11/5/2002
We all have an inner child with us. Some of them are good, and some of them are bad.

Nice write Sherry!!!!!

Sande Angel :o) / May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/5/2002
and i am another. trust me; and ask karla; she knows that all too well! LOL love, your friend, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/5/2002
we're our toughest critics...this is such a truthful write. i am a perfectionist...really tough on myself...(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
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