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Enslavement

Candra Creviston 1981 (Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401)



In caged drowning in my own grave, a tomb I'm alive, there's no escape.
Enslavement held captive bondage inside a body I hate. There's no running away, my shadow finds me somehow, someway.

Sometimes I can't remember my name because I don't recognize my face.
Reincarnated to live another day facing my mistakes, unable to live them down.

Damned in my face the wrong decisions that I made, how can I make this pain go away.
This tortured soul has made its home and there's no way to get away.

In the dark is where I find peace, when I can finally sleep the pain away. Medicated, drugged Valium numbs the pain and a stiff drink drowns the demons away.

About this poem

Poem about trying to accept the aging process and the tole your choices and mistakes have on you mentally.

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Written on August 18, 2020

Submitted by candy81 on January 25, 2022

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Candra Creviston

Candra is originally from Arkansas. She now resides in Idaho. Candra is married to Sargeant Michael Creviston Airforce. She has three son's ages who are currently pursuing life's of their own. Candra began to write poetry after the tragic death of her big brother (only sibling) June 25 2015. She found her voice through poetry it became an outlet to release her pain. more…

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