War of thoughts


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My thoughts are jumbled,
Pieces don’t fit together.
Whirls of confusions
Draining my clarity of thought.
Smoke rises in swirls
My hopes and dreams burn.
There is no peace
It’s a war inside my head
And I am the one
Who is getting destroyed.

~insight07

The poem is (c)Devika Todi. All rights reserved.

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20 thoughts on “War of thoughts

      1. *gasps*Hey,you are using the wrong nickname!
        Have you forgotten already?*wide eyes*

        Overdramatic?:P
        By the way,my last exam was crap.*sighs*
        But,thanks for asking.:)

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  1. Relatable. Being at war with oneself and lacking clarity. Something a lot of us experience. Sometimes it’s brought on by our own self-doubt. Sometimes it’s because of differing viewpoints. Everybody has their own opinions on issues and deciding which one to take on for yourself can be a challenge.

    I was inspired by confusion/self-doubt as well as a bit of darkness (depression). So I tried to channel that into a positive medium – namely poetry. It captures the picture of a man trapped in his own mind’s prison and the suffering he experiences as a result. Do have a look at it here: https://revitellect.wordpress.com/2017/02/25/the-perfect-punishment-poem/ 🙂

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