Night Owl

Princess

 

Jeweled eyed princess, who has torn your robes and poured poison in your ears?

Was it from dancing too long in the hall of shadows? 

What has turned your ruby thoughts into serpents?

Clutching at your own throat each night, tearing at the walls until your tears run red. 

When will you remove the twisted veil from your face and leave that dark palace?

 A new spring is awaiting your return. 

 

 

  • Author: Night Owl (Offline Offline)
  • Published: March 16th, 2019 21:02
  • Comment from author about the poem: Reflecting on a beautiful friend struggling with mental Illness...
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Comments3

  • Nicholas Browning

    Best regards to you and your friend.
    Mental illness is no joke.

    • Night Owl

      TY Nicholas

    • Suresh

      When a loved one is involved, you hurt as well
      I too am hurting, for I feel helpless.
      OHHHHH! so many millions -----

      Thnx for sharing

      • Night Owl

        So sorry Suresh...yes, yes...the anguish of so many...

      • SerenWise

        Beautifully written

        • Night Owl

          TY SerenWise



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