She Sits

 

She Sits

Sitting in that big chair staring into space,
jaw clenched tight, you can see the pain in her eyes.
Stereo blasts around her yet she is totally oblivious to its noise.

Watch her closely and see her eyes following her thoughts.
Expressions flash across her face as she relives chapters of her life.
This is how she whiles away her days, longing for bedtime.

Reliving vast segments, searching for answers, answers that elude her.
When did her life take this left turn, abandoning her here alone, grasping and clutching.
Reliving, rewriting and trying desperately to reinvent history.
 
Surrounded by family that can’t see her, don’t hear her, and won’t reach
out to take a grasping hand and pull her back.
Left to linger on the fringes of life, observing herself, feeling the pain,
unable to offer a hand….

 
 

– See more at: http://allpoetry.com/poem/11586625-She-Sits-by-VictoriaFeathers#sthash.BFU8yumf.dpuf

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s