My Mind – The Barrier

My mind destroys my resolve
It stirs a storm in the halls of my heart
I could have blown mountains with my breath
Only my mind did not let me start

I sought to fly high in the sky
Though wind was mocking, yet my wings drew nigh
But then my mind let out a sigh..
And I knew that instant.. I wouldn’t fly
The courage I had to shed blood and slay
I wished that my crusade could last all day
“How strong he is” I heard people say
But then at the corner, I heard my mind neigh
“Though thou art strong thou art still made of clay..
Don’t orphan your children, let them grow let them play..”

And then I lost my strength and vigour
To survive became my ambition, to live, my only rigour..

I loved to swim the violent seas..
To tame the wildest jungles and do as I please..
And then my mind tamed me one day…
I could not revolt as I had nothing to say

My mind was thinking to make me live
But in return for life, my freedom I had to give..
Then all of a sudden my subdued heart gave a cry..
So I killed my apprehensions and aimed for the sky…
Today there is nothing that I am afraid to try…
I live life as if tomorrow I may die..

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2 comments

  1. I loved:

    “Though thou art strong thou art still made of clay”

    “And then my mind tamed me one day‚Ķ
    I could not revolt as I had nothing to say”

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    1. Thank you, ‘Tame’ SheWolf :)

      Like

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