Poem: 27 Approaches

The clock is ticking
Days passing by
27 fast approaches
As summer nears an end.
What a year it has been
Filled with darkness
Constantly reminded
How far I have to go.
Wish I were better
More loving.
Approaching my birthday
Feeling very alone.
Yet I do have
People who love me
My friends and my family.
I try to hold on
To faith
Hope and love.
I fear I am doing
More harm than good
But trust in the Lord
To make that decision.
Turn my feelings
To a great purpose.
So as I approach
A new year of life
I plead to the Lord
To make it a good one.
Help me find love
Follow the light.

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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