“Random Thoughts” by Jerelyn Adviento

as the day ends not as right as before
i dare to flee inside a rat hole
for a chance to feel alive
a shake in a mid-stride
for the seemingly stronghold i could not thrive
as a yearning evokes not a lone tear can deny

of what a false move have led me to this state
as my path have diverged from my plan
lost am i, in a dreariness of it all
alone and yet striving
for a chance to make a difference
to put meaning in my life

as a shadow has been cast, befallen i may be
the strength is still within, never was lost in me
to feel alive, strong and true
is it nothing but a mere facade or is it really true
i longed to feel and yet couldn't
to let go, i must