Fight for Flames

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 14:52 -- KlareEm

it began with a spark

lightning struck and i fell in love 

the fire blazed uncontrollably 

flames and i danced wildly

untaped untrained untamed

but free

 

Then they came

They bursted in with their

laws and rules and orders.

Their structure and their organization.

They left me with nothing

only dying embers and coals.

 

No, they never truly left me.

They held on to manipulate me.

They stayed to fan my flames;

To build my fire,

And force me to become this.

 

One day, 

Perhaps,

I will break free;

Escape to find the flames.

No, I will never be the same,

Nor will I ever play with fire again.

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
My country
Our world
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