Stuck Inside

How do I get out?

I have been locked in for so many years.

Hidden behind a bunch of lies,

Hidden by her fears.

Clutching on for my sanity,

Trying to break free.

This girl I am trapped inside,

Refuses to let me leave.

I am the truth unspoken,

The tears gone uncried.

The anger tucked away.

The sadness which she smiles over.

I am the truth, and she is afraid.

She crams lies upon me,

So afraid the truth will cry out.

I whisper for her to tell the truth,

Maybe instead I should have yelled.

I punch at her walls,

A headache she will get.

I scratch at her insides,

Until she cries, “I am in your debt.”

Slowly she begins to unravel,

Truth spilling out in tears of guilt,

From keeping me locked in.

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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