Treasure Island

Joseph Orton

(22-11-1994 / England)

Blind, Again...


I believed in magic.
I believed in lies.
Now I see the tragic.
Now I see it's despise.

I believed in freedom.
I believed in the mind.
Now I feel trapped in this kingdom.
Where nothing is kind.

I believed in hope.
I believed in life.
Now all that's left is this rope.
Or at least the knife.

I believed in me.
I believed in you.
Now I cannot see.
Because of the lies I didn't see through.

Submitted: Monday, April 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013
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