Wild Orchid

As the corners of my mind grow tortured

I forget the smell of wild orchids

Cannot recall birds morning song

My willful self hate carries on

No longer feel warm summer rain

A loathsome beast all that remains

Joyful laughter lost to me

A darkening veil all I can see

When first I wake a brief reprise

Then the world dissolves before my eyes

Now send my flesh to fiery hell

Where there is no sight and  is no smell

Just burning self-inflicted pain

My hopeless soul must here remain.

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.