Treasure Island

M.J Donnchadh

(16/05/1977 / Co. Offaly, Ireland.)

Before The Fall! The Chronicle.


Hidden deep inside behind a screen

is a monstrous tide spiteful and mean.

Touchy and sensitive and easily hurt,

and spurts out venom for all that it's worth.

It accuses and abuses and holds patients

like a sieve,

and for all in it's presence

makes life difficult to live.

It's the kind of monster

one can't easily hide,

suppressed as it is

down deep inside.

Longs to be free

from the prison within,

that open prison

where it's always unhinged.

Not forever under lock and key

but can break free from it's shackles

so willingly.

When it breaks through from that place inside

it's poison is deadly to those in it's sight.

It's appearance revolting

It's presence can't be denied.

It's ugly and angry and pushes

all else aside.

and whenever it's wrong,

it's always wright.

and the patients of many

have been tested and tried.

Oh how some have wept from

an untimely collide.

and still remain broken

when all tears have dried.

It's destructive and selfish

and exists worldwide.

It lives in us all

it's our kryptonite!

It's PRIDE!

Submitted: Friday, September 05, 2014
Edited: Monday, September 08, 2014

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