HANDICAPPED BY WITCHCRAFT



The blind can show a missing eye
The mute make silent mouth moves
The lame can show his stump
But what dear lord can I show?

My eyes are blinded to any opportunities
My legs betray my path to perish
My mouth speaks but nobody believes
Because I look outwardly whole

How do you show the invisible?
How do you tell of the incredulous?
How do you reason out the irrational?
By jove I beg! Tell me how!

The chains binding are stronger than iron
The evil aura chokes fatally than sarin
The curse is written in diamond casts
But I remain flesh and weakly human

I have recited the lords' prayer thousands
I have spelled what Google search says
I have sung the unintelligible mantras
But I still remain a prisoner of hell

I have been denied the meaning of love
I have been robbed of all friendships
I have been dashed of all hope
Banged into deep total despair

I have been called a lazy bone
I have been denounced a free-loader
I have been sentenced as a fraudster
Because I tried to beg for help!

Should I gouge out my eye for people to see?
Should I cut out my tongue to prove my point?
Should I amputate to walk my talk?
Or should I stay silent and die of hunger?

Tell me! I beg you, tell me!





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A silent plea for help.

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Submitted by GIDRAF on August 19, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXX XXXX BXBX XXXX XXAX XXXX XCCX DXXC D X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,256
Words 259
Stanzas 10
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 1, 1

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