When It Seems To Really Matter – Written January 2003 (Aged 27)

When It Seems To Really Matter

the cracks in my make-up
are too obvious today
the crazy ramblings
show that i have paid
paid for a past
that took away the castle
and gave me a hut on a marsh
unsteady ground
unsteady feet
so much insecurity
so hard to find the self belief
fight on
don’t be defeatist
how can i feel like this?
the cracks are too obvious
and i feel ashamed
because when it comes to the crunch
when it seems to really matter
i seem to fail
let me go so that i can re-apply my smile




James Garratt – January 2003


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 2003 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2003/

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 )

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