The Only Failure

I get afraid

Afraid of incompetency, of disapproval, of


Chains weigh down my hands and mind

Motivation drowns in the sea of my


I feel like I’m not alive

I feel like I’m pretending to exist

I feel like I’m dreaming

I feel an odd sense of illusion, of relief and


Like I am sleeping but my eyes are open

The world is my crib, hushing me to bed

So I go to sleep

And that was the only failure.

14 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Little Things Bother Me

Little things bother me But I don’t know why I tell myself it’s nothing Forgetting it I try But despite my rationality To my tears I kneel I fool myself by saying That it’s no big deal But fears still