I am untouchable

Surrounded by the black gates

Unsure of which to open

“Let the people in!”

Cries my heart

Yet I am lost…

Separated and gone


Write my name in the water

Watch it disappear

Before your feet



Sun rays reach you

Sparkling like a million little stars

Snowflakes glittering around you



Stuck in the mud

Dead leaves twirl to the ground

Dead flowers lay in their beds


My life is an hourglass

Surrounded by flame



Reach for the rewind

Flip to the front of the book

The track skips

The pages are stuck


Use my words

Rewrite my history

Pick up the pen

Try to start again


It doesn’t matter how hard you try -


No going back…






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