Am I Okay? – Written August 2007 (Aged 32)

Am I Okay?

am i okay?
well, my life feels like –
it is in tatters
i am shipwrecked
you are what matters
there is no light –
that shines for me
and that lighthouse –
i watched it crumble
into the untamed sea
i try to cling to memories
when you cling to me
i have not hurt like this
not for a few years
and these free falling tears
leave my vision clear
i have seen my preacher
it’s the shadow of fear
the words you sent –
and the e mails you sent
i could not wish –
for any of this to be different
i can only hope
all of it was actually meant




James Garratt – August 2007


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 2007 here https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2007/

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