This unattended moment: The past awakens

Claws rending; emotions spill into the light

Heart closes: Defenseless in what has been taken

Sever the head of this banal beast; end this fight


This unattended moment: Hopeless and caught

Pushed; falling and helpless in a bottomless past

Reliving battles: Never wanted, but they were fought

Opening the old wounds; has the future die been cast?


This unattended moment: Trust may be a snare

Without mercy or reprieve; held within this cell

Too tired to fight: Maybe one day, if given care

A broken heart may open; for now only time will tell


Photo credit: http://www.onewhowakes.org/prison-for-your-mind/


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