willow moon pearce

Rookie - 25 Points (October 1951 / London, UK)

The Captive - Poem by willow moon pearce

It was complete
A full measure Of ignorance and fear
Compounded from the new
And changes no one could believe

It was strange
Suddenly standing there
Almost a captive audience
Although I was the captive

But really I tried
Believe that!
Only the years I needed
For talking turned to minutes
And then -
Before I could scratch
Their cold unsmiling
My time ran out
And I died.

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  • (11/17/2005 2:37:00 PM)

    this really drew me in...stylish! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2005

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