Hidden Inside, a poem by Jeff Flesch at Spillwords.com

Hidden Inside

Hidden Inside

written by: Jeff Flesch

@FleschJeff

 

I crumble like stone
into a void with no home

falling

I try to understand the pain
and trauma coming up

within a body and mind, a disease
no one can find

hidden

inside the elements of being
swimming upcurrent, no feeling

at times, only a shell of emptiness
comes to me in line

with a past, hard to stare into
a mirror for so many

yet we continue to pretend it’s all going to be okay

and, in time
I think it will be

while also knowing, being not okay
is as valid as someone else trying to save my day

Jeff Flesch

Jeff Flesch

JAN/FEB 2022 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon, and was voted as the 2022 Spillwords Press Author of the Month for January and February. He is also a monthly contributor to two online publications, MasticadoresIndia and MasticadoresUSA. Jeff is currently in the process of compiling a deput poetry book, which will be published in late 2022.
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