Are you brave enough? -Megha Sood

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If I drink up all your sorrow
will you be good as new
if I smoke all your worries
in a puff
will you stay alive
for a few hours more

if I scrape all your scars
and wash up all your pain
Will you believe
in what I have to stay
to you?

Scrubbed
Rubbed
Washed and
Cleaned
Glistening in the light
Will we be together again?
if I wash that blood of my sins
off my palms,
Will you give me company for life?

Whimp
Groan
whisper and
and a scream
if I let all my heart out
Will you hold my hands
till the end of time
tie that holy knot?

Promises
Promises
I have heard many
and faces and names
I have seen enough
You are as weak as they come
Strong enough
till you see my gaping wound
and shudder

Rising high on your ego
thumping your chest
to make your presence felt
You will not be able to hold
your ground
to the pain
which doesn’t even break my sweat.

Born out of pain
and rocked by
the screaming lullaby
you can’t even eye the storm
I’m carrying
deep inside.

Photo by Pierre Acobas on Unsplash

13 thoughts

  1. In the end, no matter how much you longed for someone to take that pain away from your life, you’re the only one with the ability to heal yourself, as nobody has the key, you’re the one with the ability to heal yourself, you just don’t realize it yet…

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