Eternal Misery 

A word,

A whisper,

A sudden call to fight,

Like a general called to war,

He bellows at me with all his might,

Nagging,

Berating,

Each flaw pulled and prodded,

Every action cause for silent rebuke,

In agony I push,

Trying to run free,

But like a tiger hunting its prey,

He stalks,

Pouncing at my worn out soul,

Taking me down once again,

And so I stand,

Shaking and trembling,

With exhaustion threatening to take hold,

I run,

Not looking back,

I flee,

Away from the words that haunt my mind,

From this eternal misery.

Hayley Geri 2017 ©

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Author: dreamingofluminousthings

Hey I'm Hayley. 26. Australian. Female. Poet/Writer. Writing is my greatest outlet. It is my passion and my escape from an often twisted reality. If you want to help me create more, please feel free to donate. My paypal is https://www.paypal.me/HayleyGeri

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