Wandering With Words

Random musings of a reckless soul.


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Stasis in Darkness

So they preach you what success is;

Sunlight through the vacant mist,

They tell you you need to fall in love

Whilst the sun shines up above,

And get your grades, your degree, your career;

Pass away each ugly year

Washing pans, eating food,

Act all kind, nice, subdued,

Raise your kids, slip on a ring,

They mean more; they’re your everything,

Your husband needs his clothes cleaned,

The children need their parties themed,

And the office goes out for a Christmas do,

Get really drunk, you do too.

But you wake up in the early morning.

You feel sad, mourning, yawning.

Your life has passed and your husband snores;

Only now you notice all his flaws.

You never did go travelling, did you?

Not like you said you would do.

And you never found yourself; you’re still lost,

Your heart as cold as winter frost.

They told you to…

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Author: parchedsouls

Diploma in Fashion Design. M.A in English Literature. Bachelor of Education. Teacher.

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