Demons In Sleep

It's about how someone can feel inferior because of the horrors that have happened to them in the past, and how it can make a person afraid to take steps in love

It’s been a year and somehow we’ve never took a step at all
Should we break or let the sorrow kill us both
With the emptiness in your eyes I feel the world begin to fall
I feel less and less willing to give myself to hope

I drink with friends and recall the demons from my darkest days
But the pains of today never fail to cease
I feel a brief spark of humanity
But never a feeling of true release

I could’ve been a better heart for yours
But demons long dormant blaze into life
An endless horror I can never ignore
Another unwelcome destruction of my life

And in the midst of the night on a nameless day
I will find comfort in the arms of another
And somewhere with them I will find an escape
Like I have with so many lovers

I smoked away the nights and may tar corrode my lungs
But I’m only a moment away from pain
I’ll take another’s hand and prepare to run
And give myself away to suffer again

I could’ve been a better heart for yours
But demons long dormant blaze into life
An endless horror I can never ignore
Another unwelcome destruction of my life

And how I’ve known horrors by so many names
But can I let the darkness come to define me
How I’ve tried but failed to scatter the blame
And as lovers and demons begin to run
I realise I can only pretend to be free

I could’ve been a better heart for yours
But demons long dormant blaze into life
An endless horror I can never ignore
Another unwelcome destruction of my life


The End

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