Poem: Battle Wounds

I wake.
My body aches
My movements are slow.
I wash.
My body comes awake
My mind feels refreshed
My soul begins to stir.
I dress.
I feel the weight
Of all my pain
All my failures
All that cannot be undone.
I go
Through the day
Trying to bury my pain
Trying to hide
My battle wounds.

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

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