The Balancing Act

I live on the blade
of a double-edged sword.
Which way will I lean?
Which way will I fall?

I move with the staid,
The middle, the main.
I have some to loose,
But still some to gain.

My life has been steady.
I’ve never known need,
But man, fifty shades of fucked up
has nothing on me.

There is no explaining
this putrid disdain
of a life so uplifting,
A life so mundane.

My house is a home,
But my body’s a shell.
I live in a carcass.
My body, my hell

Greying, decaying,
Never enough.

I know I don’t have it as bad as so many,
But knowing that knowledge don’t make me feel better

when I’m hurting and shrinking

and heavy and starving

and hating and sinking

and cold to the core,

On the wrong side of my double-edged sword.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s