Rick Adriolo

(22-01-1988 / The Netherlands (Holland))

Pain..


I lost sight of my own being
For I drowned in pain that was beyond healing..
As I noticed what I became to be
I seperated what I didn't want to be from what I wanted other to see..

I gave pain a place to exist
For it grew inside me as a darkness evermore harder to resist..
As the years swiftly went by
I noticed the cracks it made were no longer to deny..

I controllable tried to vent
For the pressure inside became my daily torment..
As I came closer to my breaking point I knew all was in vain
I knew I had to break free of this shackle and chain..

I wondered if the balance would ever be regained
For in that moment of pain I feared I would never be the same..
As I fought for the balance and finally accepted my wrong doins
I rose up and brought myself back from the ruins..

I stood tall and now give my pain room to breath
For I learned that pain will fester and rot when pushed underneath..
As I now am harmonious from within
I again can be the person I've always been..

Submitted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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  • * Sunprincess * (3/11/2014 4:52:00 AM)

    .........a lot can be said for pain....there are different levels and different degrees of pain...wish we lived in a world with only pleasure....nice write.. (Report) Reply

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