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a collection of haikus

By Brian GradyPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash

Guilt tears me apart,

a leprosy. I crumble

to my foundation.

Hide everything, no

one may enter inside without

admittance... of what?

Of whom I have hurt?

Of how I have failed time and

time again? Pity.

No pity, please. I

am unworthy, for it will

only hurt you too.

Consume me, let me

bleed you. Inundate my whole

being till I change.

Drown me inside your

unfathomable depths too

thick to escape from.

There at the bottom,

maybe that's where I belong

or find salvation.

Alone on my path

traversing through the cold void

with no light to shine.

It is not brave or

stoic, perhaps it's foolish

but I can't let go.

Yet still I hold on

that one day I'll find that light

and begin to heal.

sad poetry

About the Creator

Brian Grady

I love writing and storytelling, short stories & children's picture books, creatively writing and rule bending. Enjoy and let me know what you think!

I guess I really,

love haikus too. If you'd please

give them a good read.


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