Ghost Within My Mind

I would have told you I love you
if we hadn't been saying goodbye
With the end always a breath away
it never seemed real to me
like vapors disappearing before my eyes
and even though you're gone today
there's a ghost lurking within my mind

I wanted you to know me
to make sense of a heart gone wrong
I wanted you to need me like I needed you
and to wash away the sins of thought and deed
You were too perfect to grasp
and too wonderful to touch
but now that you're gone
all I have are memories fading
and a ghost walking withing my mind

It's only now that you haunt me
on quiet, lonely nights
when the wind carries your name into my ears
leaving me adrift in a sea of regret and remorse
I can't face who I am
much less what I've become
Just a wounded soul living in an broken heart
walking these empty halls
hoping to catch a glimpse
of the ghost stalking within my mind

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153 Responses to Ghost Within My Mind

  1. Jes says:

    you have an amazing way of putting words to the feelings that I can not describe. You paint a picture through your poetry, and the picture always leaves me speachless. No other word but amazing could describe what I have just read.

  2. Adam says:

    This was a kick ass poem,

  3. Sarah says:

    Beautiful as always

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