My old friend

“Hello darkness, my old friend”

It’s nice to be together again

To feel the safeness you’ve once given me

To feel my soulstar healing

I have many stories to tell

But all of one love, once again.

A love that made me whole

But left me more broken than before.

A love that made my heart beat lively

But it was just shouting for aid while he was carving into it.

He was enough for me

But I was not enough for his being,

For I was not worthy

Enough for him to love only me.

He promised to keep me safe.

Now it’s empty as he stole its grace.

He lied until the end in a beautiful way

And broke all the promises he has made.

He was my northern star

That shone brightly on my sky

Which I thought I could blindly trust

But the only path he made me walk

Blindfolded, I was condemned to a lonely one

Until I heard your call and realised who he was.

Help me my old friend

As love killed my soul again.

About haringeyunchained

Haringey Unchained is a collective of students aiming to show case the creative talent of Haringey Sixth Form College in Tottenham, London. We think that through the promotion of our creative thoughts, we can educate our community, bringing to the foreground the critical and creative consciousness of a vibrant school in a deprived part of London. We are endeavouring to provide this blog as a platform for our community, giving the space to those whose work otherwise might not be seen or read. Being that the cuffs are off, we are able to express through our photography, art, short fiction and poetry, what’s really on our minds. We are free.

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