Planted in Stone

12 Nov
I am laying down and giving in,
to the mother of invention.
I have killed every motive,
as well as every intention.
I have tried so very hard,
for so very long.
I have grown weak,
and then grown strong.
I wish I could do this,
I wish I could save you.
But not much do I know,
but what I know is true.
I can’t lay down here,
and wait for you to awake.
I can’t watch you intently,
awaiting for something to break.
Just watch the war,
as it wages within.
Trying to reach through,
time and time again.
I cannot watch it destroy you,
cannot stand the pain.
Written plainly on your face,
watching your soul slowly drain.
Watching you weaken under them,
falling to the ground.
Watching you get lost,
caught up in the sound.
I have tried before,
will not try anymore.
For only you, the missing pieces,
may restore.
when next we meet,
may you have rock,
beneath your feet.
Jake Sellers 12
1 Comment

Posted by on November 12, 2012 in Poems


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One response to “Planted in Stone

  1. Treeshaface

    November 12, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Can’t wait to see that.. great poem Jake 😀


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