Was It Worth It?




She lay there, breathing in the cold air. 

How long had it been since she felt so warm?

A beautiful shade of red spreads across the snow, altering the soft white beneath it. 

She lay there, heavy eyes beginning to close. 

Where had she been to that brought her journey here?

Flashes of blue shine out in the night like quick strikes of lightening.

the once vibrant stars quickly disappear. 

She lay there, feeling the world drift away. 

When did she decide this was the only way?

Shadows dance all around beckoning spirits nearby,

"Oh, those poor souls who have been lost please hear us."

She lay there, surrounded by friends and family. 

Why couldn't they see the pain?

Tears flow all around them, silent hearts start to break. 

If only something could ease their ache. 

She lay there, underneath the frozen ground.

What could have been different, for it not to end this way?

In the next world she may find out, if her sacrifice was worth all that pain. 


  • Author: B.Ray (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: April 21st, 2023 13:01
  • Comment from author about the poem: If someone you know is struggling. Reach out.
  • Category: Sad
  • Views: 10
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  • sasherington

    Wow! I love the powerful imagery- such a wonderful message! Any inspiration?

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