A poem about escaping from a situation you do not want to be in

Holding on to yesterday
Clinging to what was
Empowered by fear of failure
A case of just because

Fear of change is overwhelming
A tidal wave of change
Remorse wrote upon the beach
An appearance feels so strange

Empowered by security
Escape seems to be the test
Ripping out of who you are
Reality the rest

Fleeting signs of happiness
Form shapes within a cloud
Engulfed in the moonlight
Enveloped in its shroud

Veins rise fuelled by fire
The strain against the shackles
Eyes locked onto the holder
A chorus of dark cackles

Fight for your survival
Or surrender to the past
Flight for tomorrows freedom
Or accept what has passed

A decision taken quickly
Or planned with time in mind
You have the choice regardless
You’re truly one of a kind

Submitted: January 15, 2018

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