My sincere strife to survive has been uncovered

My hunger to breathe is no more news.

I’ve let go the worms of worry that have kept me bothered

I may be one, but I have shared my thoughts in two’s

Don’t try to understand my mind

Unless you promise to return the innocence they stole

I’ll keep searching, and someday peace I might find

Am not a fighter but freedom is my goal

I may choose to lounge on self pity

But I’ll always blame me for the fruits of wasted years

Or I may fuse on steady positivity

And finally let go the roots of my salty tears

Do me a favor, tell the world am coming out of my shell

Because pain has left me numb

Am done saying it, its time to live it well

Fear has made me strong.

Nwanguma Ogo (SIC)