In The Gears


In The Gears

I don't understand how to love myself
When I hate my self so deeply
Constantly letting people I care for down
Not being the me I need to be
The things I do to show my love
Happen to discretely
And when I flat out tell my feelings
No one seems to believe me
The thing I wanted most in this life
Is to be a good father, boyfriend and man
But it seems the rule set
Is too difficult for me to understand
It sucks knowing that I'm never gonna be
The greatness is stuck somewhere inside
Caught in the gears of the machine
I just have to swallow my pride
And realize I'm far to damaged to ever work correctly
And become another resident in the land of misfit toys
And know the pain I feel inside
Is never gonna shift to joy

By LukeCoomer ©


  • Author: LukeCoomer (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 25th, 2017 09:47
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • orchidee

    Oh, I expect it will shift! Hope it's not just me being naïve!

    • LukeCoomer

      I hope so too! Thanks!

    • Christina8

      Excellent poem and artwork Luke! It's hard for all of us to express emotions, trust me. Someday you'll find that special someone and before you know it, you'll be so full of joy, you'll be writing so many love poems, we'll be going nuts! LOL

      • LukeCoomer

        lol I write those too!

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