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Self Inflicted

Looking out from deep inside

this fortress here wherein I hide.

Formed brick by brick in rounds of pain,

some circumstantial, others made

by hand selecting from the first -

fine crafted moldings of the worst.


With clays of pity, doubt and fear,

mix in the water, make it clear

so all around will go away.

Form isolation day by day

til self-inflicted world of on...

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isolationalonewithdrawnliving alone


Location unknown

No flesh or meat on the bone

Bereft of all comforting thought

This isn't what I was taught


I once knew a place

Where I knew every face

Now cold and dark

No warmth and no spark


I travel around in the void

Wondering round like a lost boy

And although I am able

Fully trained yet maimed and unstable


A ghostly belonging

Of betrayal ...

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