sit, said the voice
i sat.
see said the voice,
i looked.
think said the voice,
i wondered.
speak said the voice,
and i could not.
for sitting had
deprived me of
and not seeing
i had lost reason
and thought
and was left
and then it came
to me in a frightening
those that be
and could not see
was it because
they sit in places high
and sitting, like me
are deprived
of sight
and speech.
but utter
to placate themselves
and prove
their existence
while all round them
everything falls
but they
behind their
high walls
deaf, blind, dumb,
outwardly smile
till the grim reapers
scythe in its arc
will take the
smile and leave
a glazed eye.

june 15, 2011
08:06 am


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