Category Archives: serious poems

Wanna Be Healthy And Whole (As I Can Ever Be)

I keep slowly over time
Leaving places till I am
Some place new but still
With the baggage from before
I holed myself back from
Letting myself go and blossoming
Into the person I need
To be if I wanna
Be as healthy and whole
As I can ever be

So this time when I
Leave this place I will
Not take my baggage but
Only take my hard earned
Courage to my next destination
Courage to let myself blossom
Into the person I need
To be if I wanna
Be as healthy and whole
As I can ever be

Courage to let myself blossom
Into the person I need
To be if I wanna
Be as healthy and whole
As I can ever be

Wanna be healthy and whole
As I can ever be

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A Woman

You were inside of my head
On the day I was born
And since then you have always
Always been inside of my head
Yeah you have always been better
Then what they see on me

I want them to see you
You on the outside of me
‘Cause you are still inside
Inside my head, inside of my head
You have always been inside of
You are inside of my head

You are the woman inside of
Inside of my head is a
A woman who is you and
You are totally me and
I want you on the outside
On the outside of me

You were inside of my head
On the day I was born
And since then you have always
Always been inside of my head
Inside my head, inside of my head
You are inside of my head

I Don’t Have A Girl

I don’t have a girl
Who is looking back from
The big floor length mirror
Who is looking back from
The embrace of my arms

I don’t have a girl
‘Cause then I never said
Who I truly was inside
‘Cause yet I haven’t said
What I need to hold

I Don’t have a girl
‘Cause I’m still trying to
Be more truly completely me
‘Cause I’m still needing to
Be more truly completely me

When I’m really loving me
I’ll be the girl in
The big floor length mirror
I’ll get a girl in
The embrace of my arms

I don’t have a girl
Who is looking back from
The big floor length mirror
Who is looking back from
The embrace of my arms

You Struggle For Acceptance Into Appropriate Places

Being authentic it takes much work
And being sincere is achieved hardly
But being not yourself is simple

Being not yourself is simple it
Takes none of what you got
But being what your society wants

Take the easy way and you
Are miserable but mostly you don’t
Struggle for acceptance into appropriate places

Being inauthentic it takes no work
And being insincere is achieved easily
But being truly yourself is hard

Being truly yourself is hard it
Takes all you got to fight
What your society wants you being

Take the hard way and you
Are happy some but mostly you
Struggle for acceptance into appropriate places

You struggle for acceptance into appropriate places

Just Human

I’ve bumbled and stumbled
And I’ve cried but
Don’t scream anymore ‘cause
The know-how I’ve lost

It’s all ‘cause I’ve
Not known how to
When it counted most
Be my true self

This makes me less
Than a saint and
Sometimes a bit uncourageous
But mostly just human

More times than not
I’ve been scared but
I’ve been sad and
Upset more than frightened

It’s all ‘cause I’ve
Not known how to
When it counted most
Be my true self

This makes me less
Then a saint and
Sometimes a bit uncourageous
But motley just human

Motley just human, human
Motley just human, human

I try now to
Be my self but
Still I cry thinking
Of what I missed

It’s all ‘cause I’ve
Not known how to
When it counted most
Be my true self

This makes me less
Then a saint and
Sometimes a bit uncourageous
But motley just human

I’ll Be Ok Again Come Someday (‘Cause’ve All You Do)

I don’t wanna cry
I don’t wanna hurt
I don’t wanna feel this pain
Just want you to fix this
You can’t fix this

So I’ll stumble on
With all your support
With all your much needed help
It’ll give me hope that I’ll
Be ok again someday

I’ll be ok again
Ok again someday thanks
Thanks to all your big support
And all your much needed help
Your much needed help

I don’t wanna cry
I don’t wanna hurt
I don’t wanna feel this pain
I’ll be ok again come someday
‘Cause’ve all you do

I Am Not Running

I am not running
Not going anywhere fast
Instead slowly I am
Recovering to healthy me

To healthy me ‘cause
I have already dealt
With too much shit
In my own life

Recovering to healthy me
So people get to
See the authentic me
At least one time

I Live In An Urban Landscape

I live in an urban landscape
Not far from a train track
A freight train track which does run alongside the big ocean harbour

But I don’t see the trains
Or even the transit ferries much
Instead in my room I listen to music ‘cause I’m not well

In future I’ll be so fine
Maybe living in another urban landscape
Near a commuter rail track which isn’t far from a great lake

My family be near to me
With my brother ‘round the corner
And good community embracing me that I can better with my presence

I live in an urban landscape
Not far from a train track
A freight train track which does run alongside the big ocean harbour

One Slow Move At A Time

Our scars they help make us
They help make the wonderful us
But we know if we could’ve avoided them then we’d avoided them

Our scars they help make us
They help make the wonderful us
But if we could’ve not gone through them then we’d not have

Our good times help make us
They help make the wonderful us
But we know if we could’ve had more we’d have had more

Our good times help make us
They help make the wonderful us
But if we could’ve gone through more of them then we’d have

We are who we are and
We can’t change ourselves just go
We can just go and make ourselves oh so much more better

We can just go and make ourselves oh so much more better
Even if it’s just a slow
One slow move at a time

I Am Continuing On

I am so tired of
My vary own inharmonious body
My worry about my future
And how this tires me
And necessitates me continuing on

I am so tired of
All of this continuing on
I can hardly wait for
The make it to come
So I will continue on

I will continue on even
If it is slow sometimes
Even if it necessitates sometimes
Me stopping for a while
So I can have respite

I am so tired of
All of this continuing on
I can hardly wait for
The make it to come
So I will continue on

I am continuing on