a poem some days (exceptindreams) wrote,
a poem some days
exceptindreams

440: nobody but you

"nobody but you"
Charles Bukowski

nobody can save you but
yourself.
you will be put again and again
into nearly impossible
situations.
they will attempt again and again
through subterfuge, guise and
force
to make you submit, quit and/or die quietly
inside.

nobody can save you but
yourself
and it will be easy enough to fail
so very easily
but don't, don't, don't.
just watch them.
listen to them.
do you want to be like that?
a faceless, mindless, heartless
being?
do you want to experience
death before death?

nobody can save you but
yourself
and you're worth saving.
it's a war not easily won
but if anything is worth winning then
this is it.

think about it.
think about saving your self.




1. I am in complete agreement with Charles on this poem.

2. When do I need to give warnings for poems? As in, what topics should I mention before the poem itself?
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