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Prison-Planet Earth

What if the earth was a prison planet!
A maximum security prison facility
To lock down the universe’s most wanted
And hardcore criminals of the worst kind

Criminals in this desolate planet
Are the most cunning beings imaginable
Thus their memories must be wiped
Or else they will find a way out

Those that die early; during or before birth
Are the lesser of the cohort; first time offenders
Sentenced to a few days, weeks or months
They seldom get to feel the real bite

Those that live for less than ten years
Are also minor criminals; first offenders
But happen to have engaged some violence
Thus the slight torture of human weakness

The ten to twenty years sentence convicts
Are minor crimes repeat offenders
Though they get some harsh tortures
Their experiences are still a bit lenient

From twenty years and above sentences
Murderers and rapists start to show up
Grim criminals, these fellows are
And their sentence comes with hard labor

Some of the convicts in the midst
Are from the Royal ruling classes of the universe
High nobles ruling entire galaxies and constellations.
These are tasked with overseeing the commoner’s torture
 
The most feared criminals in this godforsaken place
Are the few sentenced to life; eighty years and over
These are serial murderers and genocide orchestrators
Black-hearted beings devoid of any compassion

Then there is Me. The Unspeakables
Criminals whose crimes are so horrendous
Their names cower even the most brutal murderers
These are kept solitary; denied of any light or warmth

Discarded


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