Trapped Behind The Glass

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  • iLuvPoetryJACOB
  • Poetry will always emerge out of the shadows of depression, shining like a star in the scarcity of light.

Trapped Behind The Glass

I am tapping on the glass

Trying to get someone’s attention

I tell them to listen,

But my words are silent, unheard by them

 

I watch the world pass by,

Curled up on the floor,

Behind this wall of glass,

Invisible to everyone I see

 

They don’t notice my tears,

My cries....

They don’t notice me

I feel so small,

 

Weak and vulnerable

Trapped in something that is stronger than me

I can’t break the glass

Because it has broken me

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When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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