Jesse G.

Live or die



Courage to live

Courage to die

I am here and don't know why

Should i explain my case

Or let them cry

Can't fake it no more, can't tell them the truth, can't leave them alone. 

They're on to me

Gotta make a move

This father's light is dim

They look at me with bright eyes

Where are my stories, where did my enthusiasm go. 

I found it in my father

But now it's ash around my neck.

Memories have nothing on the dialog of the living

A spirit full of ideas and good things to come

I thought i was it, but the ash around my neck says nothing. 

The totem that stole my voice

 

Comments2

  • elizabethshadow

    You creatively convey a piece with such symbolism and meaning, so great job! I love your usage of figurative language in this piece. It's powerful.

  • SorrowfullyHappy

    great write i can see just how much you wanted to get the theme across



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