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Monday, November 05, 2007

today i die with you.

how much is too much?
how worse is worst?
how bad is bad?
how deep are your wounds?

when fate isn't on your side
when you lose all hope
when you question your very faith
when you're beaten and bruised, and burned some more.

when you risk too far
when you fail one too many
when all the odds are against you
when you take it all in.

what is left of you?
what is there to live for?
oh please, you begged: kill me now
for you have been dead.

you're dead inside
you're done living
you're giving up
how much worse can it get?

will we ever find redemption?
will we ever see the light?
there are no answers
there are no blueprints.

mark this day
november the 5th
today, i die for you
today, i die with you.

6 taster(s) say...:

kingdaddyrich said...

aww... nice poem... yu answered yer question and brought out a conclusion!


black_mamba said...

i can totally feel the angst. love it :)

Zang said...

thanks sa ex-link!

Jesieblogjourney said...

I wish I can do poems like you.

mae said...

kingdaddyrich salamat! it's the only conclusion i could come up with for my questions... seriously, i really had to 'die' for a friend and i'm still in pain; i think what happened will scar us for life... :-(

on a lighter note: i've been voting for you for Fil blog of the week! :-)

hey ivy aka black_mamba, love seeing you on this site! you know i can only make such poems when it's somewhat based on my current feelings-- so yeah, i'm kinda on the low down for a friend...

you're welcome zang! thanks for stopping by... will be visiting your blog again soon!

hello jesie: that was so nice of you! and here i am wishing i can travel as much as you do! you've been all over and back! thank you for dropping a note, really. :-)

black_mamba said...

aawww, don't be blue. just give me a holler on my cbox and I'd be glad to pay you a visit :)