An Abnormal Normalcy

 

You were once so beautiful,

We were once so close

But this is not who i once loved

And is instead a tortured ghost

Just a shell that's been cracked

And on the verge of perish

Looking back on what once was

I grieve more so than cherish

I mourn the yesteryears 

That we let slip right by us

What was once occasional dysfunction

Has now become perpetually riotous

Too much has broken in our midst,

Physical as well as mental

Who we are now is not who we thought we were,

Savages, no longer gentle

In different ways, we're withering away

Either in spirit, body, or sanity

Where once there was compromise

No longer are there even shards of normalcy

Always at each others' throats,

I wish only in metaphor

Something went very wrong

I beg it ends peacefully, for we can take not much more.

This poem is about: 
My family

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