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Asylum

If you should feel any fear,
Just squeeze my hand.
If you should need anything,
Ask me by demand.

If you wanted to heal,
You would have done so.
And if you had said yes,
You lied and I know.

I've seen you there,
In your cocoon.
You'll be there again
So very soon.

If I had wanted to walk,
I'd get back on my feet.
If I had wanted to talk,
I'd stop feeling unique.

Should I want to sleep?
No, I can't close my eyes.
Should I want to weep?
No, I cannot cry.

I've been there
Like a refugee.
I'm on my way back.
It means nothing to me.



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Miss.Mina said...
May 8, 2010 at 12:01 am:
I absolutely love it, however, I noticed your first three stanzas were written in ABCB rhyme sceme and last three ABAC format. Any reason?
 
zombieattack replied...
May 8, 2010 at 10:05 am :
It symbolizes the change in the life, the caretaker ends up in the state of mind as her patient:) I'm glad you noticed!
 
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lifeisajourney This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 16, 2010 at 8:59 pm:
That is so deep I love the way u wrote it
 
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