A free verse poem of fighting inner demons.


My Own Worst Enemy

Stabbing myself with criticism,
Inflicting scars through judgment.

Wounded by fearful hopelessness,
As I bleed out my own confidence.

Goals are limited by negative views,
Incapable of achieving full success.

Brawling with the mental despair,
Trying to uplift a positive stance.

Also at war with a harmful world,
Fighting for a spot in civilization.

Dueling with barriers to end misery,
On a determined mission for peace.

By combating my own worst enemy,
The wounds of self-esteem can heal.




Poetry by Survivor48 The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2016-08-07 at 14:42

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josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
YES! The only fight we all have is with ourselves. Well stated!
2016-08-08


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Hear be friends
Who drink in
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Each
Sustenance
Sustain each other
All hear are equals
None are better than
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Ken
2016-08-07