Christ on the Cross

Updated on February 16, 2019
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Depression and isolation as a result of a series of traumatic events in childhood is real and affects life.

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Like Christ on the cross

You endure and enable

People’s ferocious fantasies of pain

That they are inflicting upon you.


Like rain on the window

You run and weep

Tears of terrible torment

With legs lagging behind your own feet.


Like flowers in winter

You wither, wither away,

And wonder about world’s end,

Wanting to stay a while – longer.


Like an open book

You order dreams to be born,

But dawn won’t break

Before your deeds have been built.


You are Christ on the cross,

But can you be your own salvation?

Their pain has made you suffer,

But you can’t safe yourself

As long as you search for perfection;

For perfect is no story

That plants its seeds and passes on,

Seeking for a painless stay

On a place where paths are short;

Scenes of sorrowless singing

Are scenes within our body

That breathes and breathes

Its personal song, built to stay

While our crown forms a crescent.

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