LET THE WALLS CRUMBLE

2016

 

Let the walls crumble.

The paint flake and peel

I need to get out

from this prison of mine.

My fingers are torn.

Nails are shredded.

But I must destroy

this wall around me.

No one can understand

my fear, my panic.

No one can help me

escape my demons.

This I must do alone.

Brick by brick,

the wall will fall.

A glimpse of outside

is all I need.

The sky appears,

clouds floating by.

The sun peeks in,

not to be left out.

I’m ready to be free.

To fly from my captors.

First, my head,

then my body.

I’m outside on the ledge,

balanced over the city.

I’m free to let go

and soar over cars

and people.

Join the tiny dots below.

Time to fly.

A HOUSE OF ICE

A house of ice,

built from solid blocks of ice

is unstable.

It is only temporary.

Once the sun comes out,

the bricks melt,

the house falls.

Like a house of lies.

Once the lies are uncovered,

the house collapses on itself.

A house’s foundation

must be built to be strong & true.