I look at the pain
That bleeds from your eyes
Red tears leaving wet trails behind
On cheeks that blushed once with innocence
Now stain red with scars unnoticed.
I look at you
Working, studying, working all the time
Trying to run away from your past
But in nights when the world stops
Your demons awaken in dreams
Memories that once made you smile
Now make you shriek in pain, so much pain
Each night, the white pillows stain
Red, with tears that flow from your eyes.
Life goes on
Days pass by
Hours race ahead
But what remains
Is hurt that you try to escape;
All in vain.
This poem was inspired by a real life experience of a mate. Such stories often fill me with hatred for mankind.
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