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Tongue Tied

The words that tell my story
To the depth it should be told
Have buried deep inside of me
And spread through flesh and bone.

I cannot catch a single thread
That isn't so firmly tied
Around my mind and lungs and heart
That if I pulled it out I'd die.

That's why forming sentences
Is ripping me apart
And as for explaining anything
Will I ever get the chance?

But just as does the lio...

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Hive

tales lie in storeys

mine's number ten

concrete and steel

make this tiny den

 

fresh air's aplenty

noise from the lift

my cell  ten years

I won't ever shift

 

far horizon dizzy

balcony's for birds

walls to speak to

echoing my words

 

the drop reassures

if you're depressed

open the window

drunk first is best

 

glimpsed one hurtle

free w...

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The Bird

The cage she’s in is paper thin,

She sits upon her perch and then

She cries, a chirp, a whistle, a hymn,

But no one hears the bird.

 

The world she’s in is waging war,

She cannot try to match the score.

And now, she screams out, “Nevermore”,

But no one hears the bird.

 

Flutter as she might, she fails,

Falls to the clutch of someone else.

And then she tries to r...

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