Bound

 

Don’t try, don’t wander, don’t climb,  don’t look down,

the fall won’t kill you but the anticipation might.

disasters lie concealed in every corner,  a monster under every bed.

better to just crouch low for your own good.

I have you sheltered shielded in this cocoon hidden away from danger

and the bindings won’t pinch so badly after a while…

listen to me child, the world is a dangerous and inconstant place.

living in it is too hazardous and fear will keep you safe ~

quiet and separate ~

but safe.

just listen as I tell you how happy your stunted growth will be as I protect you from what I don’t understand …

©jayetomas2014

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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