Deeper Than You Know


Love this!

wordswurdswirds

The hole is deeper than you know

The earth has swallowed you whole

And you’re there, where the air presses heavy and wet

Pain per square inch

But not buried alone

Can you hear? We are near

With dirt work of our own

 –

The ache is deeper than you know

Though you’ve swallowed pills whole

Killing pain, just to gain equilibrium, and

Perspective, or

Camaraderie, because

Can you hear? We are near

With drug work of our own

 –

The scratch is deeper than you know

Swallowing skin and bone

Bled to feel, or not feel, or to cut at a place

Where memories lack grace

You would know (we can’t know)

Can you hear? We are near

With knife work of our own

 –

The dark is deeper than you know

And it’s swallowing souls

Walk then in light, with restored sight

Long shadows recede, and there is…

View original post 34 more words

Advertisements
Published in: on June 5, 2014 at 6:49 pm  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://laydenrobinson.wordpress.com/2014/06/05/deeper-than-you-know/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: