hardship

Sleepless

I’m sleeping just fine

while I’m probably on your mind

still keeping you up.

And you’re mad at yourself

for giving a damn

now that I’m gone.

And you’re mad at yourself

for not giving enough of a damn

back when I would have given you

my whole world

if that’s what you wanted.

But now I don’t care about what you want

You can tell it all to the ghost of mine

that still haunts when you can’t sleep.

WILLPOWER

I know you’re going through trying times right now.

There is a mountain of hardships you’ve had to overcome.

Death, loss, and failure haunt you this year.

 

I wish I could take some of this burden from you 

but just know I’m right beside you with a gentle hand.

 

I know it’s a lot to ask but 

I need you to fight through this heartache.

 

Dig your hands and boots into crevices of this rock

and determine with all of your strength 

that you will overcome this valley in your life.

 

You’ve done it before and you can do it again.

 

– May 2019