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Overwhelmed (Tim Hernandez)

The following slam poem was submitted by a poet who goes by the name Tim Hernandez, hailing from Colorado. This poem is provided as a written poetry piece, and addresses the search for truth and peace. Leave a comment to move this slam poem up in the rankings. Our poetry comment system is intended to facilitate feedback for our artists, and to promote creative communication. Don't just read he poetry -- take the leap by, submitting, commenting, and following

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But who's not
Once I could think
But of what,
I forgot

My mind is caught
Inside a thought
Too big
And now it's

What is true?
Am I, are You?
A dry well ever

This knot entangled
Synapse strangled
Mind encased in

Can't find an end
Maybe my friend
My heart can help me

Anxiety ridden
Emotions hidden
Tense and short of

Run away
No! not today
This time I'll face this

I'm far too weak
Too shy too meek
Too insecure
Too immature
Too dumb too scared
Mentally impaired
Too useless
Too awkward
Too Broken

Searching for something
For someone to put my hope in

No one but You
Eternally true
Breathe me out
Breathe You in
Let it soak in

When I lose sight
Please hold me tight
And never cease
Overwhelming peace

1 comment:

  1. This poem, real, raw, and yet somehow delicate, speaks to the all too human chaos in us that is at once torturous and sublime. I love how honest and courageous these lines are.