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Fear for Tomorrow


Am I the only one struggling
To keep my eyes open even when they feel heavy?
Afraid of what may come tomorrow
My stomach churns at these thoughts
Will it be filled with happy moments?
Or perhaps another disaster?

I know if I close my eyes now
A new sunrise will greet me in no time
A new sunrise, but still the same giant star
Hanging brightly on the same sky
Be it in the morning
Be it in the evening
Even if it's rainy or sunny day
It's still the same giant star

The one that has changed is me
I changed without knowing
Living in this harsh world, I became a coward

Just stay like this
Just stay
I will never know what tomorrow brings
But I certainly don't want to hear another bad news
I won't accept another stranger calls
Hoping earnestly for the time to stop
And I get to stay here without fear for tomorrow

© 2019 Vie Kay


Vie Kay (author) from Malaysia on September 23, 2019:

Thank you so much Artchelle Arcillas :) I'm happy to share this poem with you all.

Artchelle Arcillas from Philippines on September 22, 2019:

I get so much emotions to this. Thank you so much for sharing a beautifully-written poem!

Vie Kay (author) from Malaysia on September 20, 2019:

Thank you so much for your beautiful words. I hope you have wonderful days ahead.

Adnan from Earth, Universe on September 20, 2019:

The verse has a poignant taste to it...and the essence of realization....the words definitely hold the truth of life....as days pass...it's not the way of the world changing...but us...A very beautiful write...I hope you have brighter days and immense love and warmth awaiting for you in the coming days...Thanks for sharing !!

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