Escape From Reality

by Fighter (Ariane L.)   Jun 27, 2005


Feet pounding on the asphalt.
Heart racing.
Sun blaring on my back.
Sweat dripping down my face.

My feet keep moving,
Accelerating as does my heart beat.
Faster and faster.
Anger slowly fades away.

Fragments of conversations.
Voices full of anger.
Now, as I continue my way,
All is in the distant past.

The voices slowly fade.
The memories temporarily erase.
My mind a complete blank.
Focusing on the road ahead.

As I continue to run,
I focus only but straight ahead.
As memories erase.
As anger fades away...

© Fighter

*running: my escape from reality.

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  • 16 years ago

    by Pilar

    Whoa i'm speechless i loved it
    i hate reality... but i hate being a daytime dreamer too
    you're an excelent writer
    keep on the good work!
    thanks for commenting on my poem ;)

    p i l i

  • 16 years ago

    by Noelle k.

    Awesome poem great write.

  • 16 years ago

    by skyfox

    Another truly great poem. You have a unique and amazing talent. Please keep writing your woeds mean so much

  • 16 years ago

    by Sabine Taylor

    I like how you describe the strong the sensations that at the end I got a complete picture of a woman running, struggling not to fall, like in a dream. The whole poem is brilliantly created metaphors, also your words have much intensity. I can relate to the theme you wrote about, because I often wrote about such feelings and notions acting up in my mind.
    Please, read my poem "Upside down" in my featured poems section, it's about the same theme. Thank you a lot.

    Lots of love
    Sabine

  • 17 years ago

    by †JustAri†

    excellent as always! 5/5 liked how you described your escape. ^__^ Peace and Luv Always, //ari\\