I was kept so near
right under their noses.
Sadly no one could hear
my cries and screams.
I was a little over two years
when I faced my takers.
I stayed quiet that’s what matters
but life is full of harmful creatures.
Do you know what a nightmare is?
It’s a fear that turns into a reality.
A hurt you can’t comprehend.
A pain that won’t let you scream.
A loss you can’t accept.
Years later I woke up in tears
lost two kids in three years.
Today all I have is pictures
and pieces of recalled memories.
I wish for a life free of fear
where my eyes don’t shed a tear
where people do not tear
my heart with actions that are mere
expressions of evil set so clear.
I don’t need to sleep to have a nightmare.
My life is a realization of a nightmare
that’s taken away all that I care
for and killed every dream I dare
to chase trapping me in loss like a snare
built to kill with a tenacious flair!
So there you go, this is my nightmare.
Inspired by: Johnny Shelton - That's Love a Tribute to a Son he lost to Cancer. This is not a fictional piece and Johnny said in lines what took me years to say and led to what I've said today. https://youtu.be/HFm6DeIwiV4