By: Hannah Jenkins

Drifting through the world
I let my thoughts wander
what if?
what it might feel like to know...

I kept thinking & wondering ‘til
I am walking out the door.
Head strong but emotionally weak
I let my spirit embrace those that were bad for me.

Expecting lies for truth
Pride told me it would spare me the hurt of youth.

I sent out my soul to bond with the world.
It sent me around, ‘til disappointment was my pillow, anger my clothes, fear in every breath.

The world stripped me of my wealth.
Ignored my angel and passed the days.

I know how to get home.
I remember the way.
I’m just so embarrassed I ended up this way.
So I drift
and further