Blind Chaos

The path is crowded with thick fog
It pierces every part of me, her scream
Blinded, I slowly try to trace the path
Not too sure if I'm in a dream

A sharp stone pierces my bare foot
Almost to prove that I'm still awake
Cries of plea cloud my ears
I hear the shackles she's trying to break

I soon bump into an old ripped tree
This seems to be an unknown jungle
Suddenly, fear grips me from all sides
I now know I can't afford to fumble

I need to find and save her
Her screams get more desperate
There is no longer a strength in her voice
Almost like she's surrendered to fate

I look around the thick smoke
Straining my eyes to fine her silhouette
I see faint colors and abstract hues
But I feel no trace of her yet

I now hear loud sobs
I feel her tears drizzle on me
I'm getting wet as I walk
The source of which I cannot see

Her desperation hits me like a blaze
Burning me from deep within
Why is she being tormented?
Has she committed a deadly sin?

I feel closer to the melancholy now
I hear the agony more clear
I just want to find her soon
No more pain I want her to bear

Her screams now deafen me
Stinging me deep through the core
Every part of me now burning
Not feeling her presence anymore

I hear the shackles loud and clear
But this woman I cannot see
When the scream threatens to break me apart
I realize that it is coming from within me

16 comments:

  1. I always say that beauty of poetry is reflected when written in proper format and syntax. Your composition proves it. Nice work.

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  2. Fabulous. Only you can word these so well and then make them all shine. So well written.

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  3. Brilliant. This one is simply brilliant. I read it twice - the first time to fulfill my curiosity , and the second time in awe.

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  4. Such potency in the imagery here. I like the build up of visual artistry in the piece and of course, the conclusion.

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  5. Wow. So much depth, so powerful. Hats off to you! Simply loved the way you weaved the words.

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  6. Amazing! Each time your poetry mesmerizes me Soumya! Nicely done.

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  7. Wow! This is such a beautiful poem. You created such strong imagery. Loved it. :)

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