Bloom – Written Friday 20th January 2006 (Aged 30)

Bloom

somewhere,
inside all the bottled up hurt
all the anger,
all the resentment
all the frustration
is a beautiful child
with eyes aglow
waiting for the love and confidence
needed to grow
frustration,
provides these painful stabs
i am not your helper
i should be,
but i fail at every turn
because i stoke the furnace
as the past burns
forced to take second best
forced to be dumb
expected to be pale and just take crumbs
somewhere,
along the line
a flower did not bloom
the beautiful child remains
locked in a room
waiting for moment when sunlight reaches in
and they finally begin to bloom




James Garratt – Friday 20th January 2006


More poems at
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2006 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2006/

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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