Poem comes from Chris Roberts, who has shared his story and experiences with us in the past and is a great friend of the project.
Don’t you look well, they cry !
Don’t you look great !
Well ! If you’d like to be me, let’s make a date !
I’ll give you one hour, and then you’ll see
The darkness that tries, to devour me
You’ll see what drowns, the person you knew,
And the bright hours I have left are only few
Now, the darkness surrounds me and threatens my past,
How long, can days such as these last !
Tears fall all around me, they flood my feelings, they soak my face,
Yesterday’s memories packed away in my case.
I scream quietly, my eyes they retreat .
Trying to remember yesterday is quite a feat !
But with a smile on my face,
I cover, my disgrace.
Tomorrow is another day