Burden of Genius - Writers Block Poetry Contest Week 4

in poetry •  2 years ago  (edited)

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Burden of Genius

Can I decide not to care
Leave the dark to itself
Hide behind layers of space
Repeat until I get undone

Illusions hit rock bottom
Where they fester until they rot
There is only so much
Tomorrow I'll die for real

~ @nobyeni

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This poem is an entry for The Writers' Block Poetry Contest 4. #twbpoetrycontest

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Still don't know if you wrote this or not

(taking a jab at the fact you're tagged twice and your footer image) :P

Anywhozen, this is a great poem. Short and sweet. Less imagery involved but still emotionally impactful.