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Below is the poem entitled Labyrinth which was written by poet James Mwando. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Sandwiched between the gray walls
He moaned and groaned
The pain of losing a friend was horrendous
Shadows moved past his eyes
Just like in the movies

He stood and run
One door led to another and to another 
and ...
Same wall, like shadows
Time stood still
The everlasting sorrow
The endless pain

He looked back
Nothing changed-
Except the intensifying pain
and … the shape of the shadows
He run
But he was trapped in the countless paths 
For eons

He paused to get a new breath of fresh air 
But just for a second!
He heard the noises 
And started to run ...

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  1. Date: 3/22/2012 12:00:00 PM
    run is always a good option take care always p.d.

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 7:45:00 AM
    Fear and flight seem to myself to be natural reactions to loss....pain induced. Enjoyed your poem and it's rawness..very relatable