Fought for my soul today

I fought today
A rather fearful battle.
I beat today
My dear old friend

I fought today
A very frightful onslaught.
I wrestled down today
That strong antagonist
Called fear.

I fought today
A war against temptation,
And for an endless moment
I thought I’d given in.

I fought today
The battle of my life,
And found the odds were even,
That I was not alone.
A friend spoke true
And fed my vision’s fire
And saved my soul

© jsmorgane (Aug 2011)

The Belly of the Beast

I feel heavy,
Dragged down,
Sucked into a pit.

My head aches,
Thoughts in a tangle,
Completely congested.

No struggle down there,
Stony silence –
Destroys my calm alright.

Damp, dark acid
Floods my throat,
No breathing possible.

A moment of panic –
Should I hold back?
No. Not even I can stomach you.

© jsmorgane (Nov 09)