“Duties” – A Poem

Blinking cursor on the screen

Hidden message for me to glean


There are times when I am happy

I walk down that road when it is open


And then, the roadblock closes me off

I have to turn away or stand still waiting

That is when I begin hating



The sadness always comes

A most dependable part of life


I don’t want this, but there it is

Claiming me again


And then, melancholy rushes in

I wave and say hello old friend

That is when I continue doubting



I rose again this morning

Bedhead crowning my skull


I felt a little better after a soul-crushing day

Chased my dreams away


And then, I shuffle on and the ache sets in 

I fall a little more in shadows

That is when I continue performing

My duties

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