M.E.M.

Cage

Cold metal,

fused together.

Hinges hold an opening.

 

But it does not answer to you.

The master,

the hand that which holds the key,

 

You mustn’t fear,

I keep you safe within here.

Its metal surrounds you, yes.

But for your safety.

 

I hold none against their will.

Be free to leave—

Wait. Not yet.

You are safer in there.

 

Do not chance fate,

for you are special to me.

As I said I hold none against their will.

Come and go as you please,

but just

Not

Yet.

 

Comments4

  • Tony36

    Great write

  • Louis Gibbs

    Diabolical and chilling write, M.E.M.!

  • Diamond

    Beautiful. The painting of contradiction is done very well here. Nice write.

  • FredPeyer

    Love your poem. How many times have we been told by parents, teachers, people in power, governments: It's for your own good. Is it really?



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