I wrote this poem as a way of showing how it feels sometimes when we feel like our actions are not our own and that we are trapped inside ourselves

The walls
As circular as a wall
As dark as night
it traps me

*Bang Bang*

I want escape
I hit the walls
The echoes get louder
But i meet defeat
"I want control"
"I want more choices"
"I want to choose to be brave or not"

But i dont get my wish
Because i dont hold the key
The body does
And it has me trapped inside

Submitted: December 12, 2017

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the book worm

i would love to hear everyone's comments!

Tue, December 12th, 2017 9:57pm

Bert Broomberg

Marvellous piece of writing. The anguish really comes through.

Wed, December 13th, 2017 10:34am


Very effectively presented, and that last verse -- so true! A lot of feeling in a relatively short poem!

Wed, December 13th, 2017 8:21pm


Deep and relatable. A very good piece of poetry Book Worm

Thu, September 26th, 2019 10:17am

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