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Escaping Tyranny

Bearing a cross Carrying your burden Exhausting myself in the process Locked away for so long At your mercy Under your reign Helpless, without justice Pieces of myself stolen away Erased from existence In your suffocating kingdom Belonging to you In every sense of the word Every emotion scrutinized Begging to express to you What is tormenting me inside Yet, being denied the right to feel Without guilt or shame Even limiting the time In which I have to heal From the scars you left Imprinted on my soul Twisting reality Rewriting history To dominate the present Refusing to admit Your transgressions against me Pretending they never occurred Stifling the emotions That I need to release My punishment for daring to protest The tyrannical manipulation You control me with

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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