Energy, Acrylic by Mara McWilliams Mother Earth, Acrylic by Mara McWilliams Fetal, Acrylic by Mara McWilliams
Mara McWilliams


Circa 1997

Time lost,
Hours taken from my memory.
Trapped in knowing that I'll never know
What I did or how I acted.
That is powerlessness.
A driven sense of desperation
Drilled into my core,
Clinging to me,
Trying with fervor to hold me back and tie me down.
I want too much of everything
And it's killing me.
My view of life is oversimplified
Yet too complicated to comprehend.
Did I choose this?
Or is this being done to me?

By Mara McWilliams

Please note:
These original poems are all copyrighted and may not be used without the explicit permission of the author.

« Back to Poetry

Printer-friendly version of this page