Up in Flames


I just really want to ask you why?

While I starved in my room you decided to get high?

I really wonder if through that smoke you saw my tear stained eyes,

Or if you even cared that I wanted to take my life?

But I bet you wouldn’t know that cause your mind was full of dope,

While you took away your pain I was struggling to cope,

But you didn’t see that cause you were thinking bout your self,

Even when the signs were obvious I was screaming out for help,

I was choking on my own tears and the thoughts became hard to fight,

But while I was fighting battles you were smoking on your pipe,

I was too young I shouldn’t have had to deal with all that stress,

I promise I tried to stay strong I was doing all my best,

But I was always so alone.

While you smoked up all the money and we both lost our home,

And I lied to all my friends cause I didn’t want them to know,

So I acted like I was happy and I put on my show,

But at the end of the day we both know that you’re the one to blame,

You took an innocent boy and watched him go up in flames.

  • Author: Reyas (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 10th, 2018 09:07
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 19
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  • orchidee

    It's a horrid thing, smoking. I wanted a snack outdoors on a warm day. I had to move about 4 times. Someone was smoking and so I was in side-stream smoke. I moved, then another, and another person started smoking! Grrr!
    It does no-one any good.

  • E-Poems

    Awesome, very raw but brilliantly written as always Reyas!

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