I am and he is not

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 01:53 -- ojensen

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84035
United States
40° 14' 59.7732" N, 109° 14' 8.0736" W

I'm not a hero

I am not good like he was

But I am alive while he is not

 

There is nothing like the guilt I feel

Guilt that shakes me awake

3 AM

 

I usually wish to take your place

Allow you to complete a full heroic life

But I am alive while you are not

 

Some days I do not wish to take your place

On those days the guilt is worse

Because I am alive and loving it while you do not

This poem is about: 
Me

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