My Inner Storm… a poem

blue body of water with orange thunder
Photo by Johannes Plenio on


My life on a Ferris Wheel

Going around and around.

Sometimes I’m up!

Sometimes I’m down!

No picking or choosing

Which day it will be.

A constant reminder

Of this long-suffering.

The struggle is constant

A plague on my life.

Taking its toll

Slicing deep with its knife.

Roiling my insides

And knotting my guts.

A constant reminder

My life and my crutch.

Hastening back from a

Cold sweaty sleep.

Dipped in a nightmare

And left there to steep.

Maybe tomorrow

Will serve me some grace.

Reacquainting my soul

With a smile on my face.

Author: What Words May Come

Hopeless romantic; joker; father and grandfather; husband; sportsman; part-time writer;

5 thoughts on “My Inner Storm… a poem”

Leave a Reply

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

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

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google 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 )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.