Losing Sanity

Youthful mind so easy to impress on
Obedience the only option
Undoubtedly she listened when he gave her a challenge
Only he ever listened
Because she in turn, listened to him
Sitting there, locked up
Everyone else thought him crazy, she thought him human
Really what is sanity? she thought
Varying, intricate stories he told to her, all with subtle hints of his mental sickness
Every time he rubbed his traits onto her, more and more
Warping her mind slowly, so she wouldn’t recognize it
Expecting this reaction all along, as was his plan
Losing herself in his twisted imagination
Losing the will to ever question sanity again





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Supernova7 said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 8:02 pm
This is my favorite from all your works
 
SamiLynn replied...
Sept. 23, 2010 at 6:17 pm
wow, thanks :) hehe it sounds all official when you use the word "works." I like it :D
 
Supernova7 replied...
Sept. 26, 2010 at 10:39 pm
lol:)  I should have to time to read your other stuff later this week:)
 
SamiLynn replied...
Sept. 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm
oh, sweet :) i love feedback, you have no clue! :P
 
A.Dreamer said...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 4:47 pm
You have SUPER good word choice, I like how you used words a lot of people don't usually use. :)
 
SamiLynn replied...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 5:02 pm
A.Dreamer: thanks! i find that writing acrostics sometimes help you expand vocabulary versus just saying words like "messing up" instead of "warping"
 
Itwasamurder... said...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 4:25 pm

you observe well...

 

I liked the poem interesting, I love anything about loss of sanity.

 
SamiLynn replied...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm
Itwasamurder- it might sound creepy, but I love the whole "loss of sanity" thing too :) provides for interesting stories and poems
 
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