The zone IV

Real truth is invaluable 
and luckily a reason for slight enjoyment
gets me through the zone faster
and helps me my feelings master

Author’s note:

‘The zone IV’ is the 4th and final part in an abstract and reflective piece about feeling more inspired and creative when writing poems, songs, etc. whenever you’re sad. It’s such a paradox and impasse because I appreciate writing, but I feel it’s best when I’m sad. On the other hand I’ve learned to appreciate these moments, so I get through my issues and feel better on the other side.

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Field of mines

It has disappeared
before it came back
gave value to the bad times
enjoying a walk through a field of armed mines

Wounds need to reopen to heal properly
hiding underneath your skin
they’ll never disappear
wonder with your mind, see and hear

Author’s note:

‘Field of mines’ is a piece about not ignoring the bad times and going through them in order to get better. Building up emotions inside can result in them bottling up and exploding at some point.

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The zone III

In reality it’s a paradox
for the best writing comes
from the saddest and truest moments
from when the soul really torments

Author’s note:

‘The zone III’ is the 3rd part of 4 in an abstract and reflective piece about feeling more inspired and creative when writing poems, songs, etc. whenever you’re sad. It’s such a paradox and impasse because I appreciate writing, but I feel it’s best when I’m sad. On the other hand I’ve learned to appreciate these moments, so I get through my issues and feel better on the other side.

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Shovel

Let me down slowly
else I’ll let go forever
and forget you
you wouldn’t want that
my mind yours even if it goes mad

I’ll enjoy missing you
as much as I’ll loathe it
the hole you’ll leave behind
cannot be occupied
until shovel in the ground is applied

Author’s note:

‘Shovel’ is a poem about resentment toward an ex.

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The zone II

It helps me share some thoughts
But are they real or forced
Are they just for your entertainment
And not really my way to vent

Author’s note:

‘The zone II’ is the 2nd part of 4 in an abstract and reflective piece about feeling more inspired and creative when writing poems, songs, etc. whenever you’re sad. It’s such a paradox and impasse because I appreciate writing, but I feel it’s best when I’m sad. On the other hand I’ve learned to appreciate these moments, so I get through my issues and feel better on the other side.

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Reeling

It used to come to me
that mixed feeling of despise and excitement
now it’s gone
I guess I’m okay; done

I do miss it though
weirdly enough
not you, just the feeling
No more reeling

Author’s note:

‘Reeling’ is a poem about being over someone. How feelings of longing for them and despising them can change so fast.

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Three paths, one truth

You dried out
I forgot it was my duty
thought we’d share
imagined the mutual future
not the instant rupture

You overflowed
because I played
thought we both saw it
imagined you physical
not the current digital

You seemed happy
shared it with me
thought we’d swim forever without drowning
imagined we’d appreciate the beauty of the moment
not worry about an unprecedented dissonant

Author’s note:

‘Three paths, one truth’ is a poem about overthinking and being unsure how to go about a new relationship. Should you go fast, go slow, is it mutual, is it only one person in it?

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The zone I

Only true darkness
Takes me to the zone
Sometimes I think I try
To force myself to cry

Author’s note:

‘The zone I’ is the 1st part of 4 in an abstract and reflective piece about feeling more inspired and creative when writing poems, songs, etc. whenever you’re sad. It’s such a paradox and impasse because I appreciate writing, but I feel it’s best when I’m sad. On the other hand I’ve learned to appreciate these moments, so I get through my issues and feel better on the other side.

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