Escape from Control

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

POEM ABOUT BEING CONTROLLED AND EMOTIONALLY BULLYED IN A RELATIONSHIP THEN BREAKING FREE

I feel the fumes of your presence

The smoke that unknowingly manipulates me and clouds my sight

A hazy blind vision you are of mine

 

My loyal ambitions to keep you happy

Which works in opposites as I get another thing wrong in your devious eyes

 

Round in circles I’m sent

A dizzying fairground ride with no sense of joy

 

This game of dominos you play with me

You just keep knocking me down

Then setting me up to play again

 

I begin to believe I am everything you say I am

As you work your dark magic over me

Spellbound to become the hypnotised living statue you want me to be

 

A walkover I have become

Down trodden and sinking into an abyss of no self worth

 

The sense of guilt I begin to feel to myself and still to you

Causing me confusion and conflict

 

Deep inside I begin to believe there is no love in your controlling obsession

A glimmer of strength, a small grain of hope

 

This weak man will climb out of your cess pit hole

And you will be alone until your next victim is possessed by you.

 

But I will be free.


Submitted: September 24, 2011

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