Matthew Densley

Rookie - 20 Points (23/4/85 / Bristol UK)

The Doll's House - Poem by Matthew Densley

My world is as a doll's house
And I am looking in
I see my friends and family there
But I am looking in
I want to be on the inside
And even though I often tried
I never felt that I belonged
I lack the love for which I've longed

My world is as a doll's house
And it's where my loved ones dwell
It's lonely on the outside
It's lonely here in hell
All I know resided inside
I'm stuck out here and forced to hide
I just want to live within
Comfortable within my skin

My world is as a doll's house
And it's where I want to be
But I am barred to enter
I am forced to watch and see
I interact with all inside
Move all things both far and wide
But they wont see me anywhere
They cannot see that I am there

My world is as a doll's house
But I'm only looking in
I want to be part of my world
But I'm only looking in
My whole life is stuck inside
I have no will no sense of pride
Don't leave me stuck with restless souls
Let me live amongst the dolls

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 15, 2011

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