Carsten Thomsen

I Pity You - Poem by Carsten Thomsen

I pity
and envy
your dumb
safe lives
and dreams.
and lack
of originality
and willingness
to let go of
what has already
been done
to death
The key
I hold
but perfidious
and in a room
infected by
haunted by
the dead
to visit
and rob me of
my sleep,
I realise
the lies
we live
are not
nor will
they ever

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010

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