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Waiting for the Sun

by Praveen Kumar

waiting for the sun - Waiting for the Sun

Sitting in the dark of the night,
in the midst of loneliness,
reminiscing over memories of the days gone by;

i used to frolic around,
freely and without a worry,
i used chase my dreams
until the end;

now every second of my life,
is spent battling the demons,
trying to shed and escape from the shackles that
life has thrown over me;

my world feels like its falling apart,
as darkness roams freely within my mind,
my tears of joy has now turned into tears of despair
trapped in this mortal existence;

lying in the dark of the night,
waiting for the sun (light),
waiting for my chance to be free (once again),
i am waiting and hoping;

i look up at the dark sky,
filled with the stars and moon,
for a sign,
desperately longing for a glimmer of light
in this darkened world of mine;

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6 comments

Bernie January 11, 2016 - 7:09 am

Thank you for the thought on coming up with such poem. Insightful poem. Hope to see more. All the best. Can I get the permission to use this poem of yours?

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Praveen Kumar January 18, 2016 - 4:17 pm

Thank you. Please let me know where you are planning to use this poem. As long as you give the full credit with a link back to this website, i think it should be ok.

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Utsav Atre February 1, 2016 - 11:31 pm

You owned it man! Amazing poem!

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natalie March 30, 2016 - 4:07 pm

This is amazing you captured a feeling i could not explain a feeling one could feel but the resentment of the pain i am srry you must feel but i thank you

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Denise April 29, 2016 - 8:39 pm

Thank you so much for explaining an unexplainable feeling. Absolutely awesome poem.

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Todd Twitchell May 7, 2016 - 1:38 am

Thanks for the inspiration! Hey, hang in there, great things are coming!

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