A Sonnet of Soundless Compliance

Wretched flames amidst sweltering pink ridges

Licking rocks of white, blistering edges

Extinguished in their feverish flickering

Smoldering in the vessels of breathing


Jagged masses of ivory

Muted glares sew and thread

Ashes, diminish lambency

Cavity that mirrors my head


Unceasing oppression 

Unheard words solicit compliance

Nourishes aggression

Apathy, acquires their silence


Mannerisms beseech inactivity

Perception advocates passivity  


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