Let it be... In a Glass Cage (Fear of Sound)

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


The seventh of eight.

Submitted: May 15, 2018

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Let it be...in  a glass cage (fear of sound)

Started: 10-23-16  10:28 am 

Finished: 11-13-16 9:00 pm

 

I awoke on the cold clear floor

Groggy and tired from what I past told

I stood to see the cage made of glass

Held on a metal chain that had grown old

 

All around was dark

The cage columns where white

The glass and air were cold

T'was not another object in sight

 

Crystals dangled from overhead

A flash struck them and split

Slashed them in colors blue and red

Gold, purple, green steel and blue

 

They dazzled in the dark

Each carrying a unique sound

They sparkled in the night

Colors and music bright and profound 

 

They whirled betwixt the bars 

Over my head and around my knees

Silver flutes and Crimson cellos

Obsidian strings and grand marble keys 

 

Pianos and synths

Chimes, bells, a tempo and beat

Revery Whistles, drums of gold

And many more instruments yet to be told

 

I loved it all and took them in

I heared it all the near and far

Catchy riffs of soft guitar

Hums of harps and violins 

 

What splendor and joy

I hoped it would never end

But it must have been a ploy

For next came what I could hardly comprehend 

 

With the next strum came threads of steel

Sharp, corse painful and shrill

Silver lights screech across the cage bars

Causing them to crack and my skin to cringe 

 

Splintered gold and broken brass

Striking at me from all sides 

Piercing colors scratch along the glass

Throw me against the wall

 

My teeth and gums rattle in pain

Crass keys and screeching strings

Echoing in darkness 

I cover my ears but only in vain

 

Shutters run down my spine

frequently firing 

Smacking the cage and tussling it's chain

Bringing me to my knees for it had all become tiring 

 

Then there it glimmered

Bouncing brightly between invisible walls

Coming closer

It radiantly shimmered

 

But I knew it at once that once and for all 

Sinister Starlike Sonorous bane

A final sound that sliced the rusted chain

Allowing the cage in cold darkness  to fall 

 


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