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Set me adrift

Symbolism turned to cynicism
Cynicism turned to skepticism
Bravery turned to wavery
Adult turned to adulterer
Pursuit turned to falter
Calamity from family
Joy into rape
Gay to rage
When all these words are put together this tells my story.
But just barely...
This treads the water, and you’ve still got many depths to go, and many tides to travel...
Before you reach the bottom of my sea of my desired reciprocity...
My waters run deep and rough...
If you are to traverse this voyage I suggest you tread lightly...
and be Leary as you may want to turn back...
But you cannot turn what tides been broke...
And by this time your in too deep and the anomaly that is my life will have taken over...
There is a way out for you...
So either turn back now or tread lightly...
Otherwise... End up...
Like me...
A prisoner of your own making...
Freedom gone!
Independence drifted away...
Individuality run out of duality...
Engulfing calamity...
And then you will carry shackles & chains that make sharp reminders with every move...
All this in the ocean makes you never wanna swim...
And this is why I’ve set adrift no escape, no land near...
No loved ones to hold me when I tear, loved ones that are supposed to hold you dear...
But alas this is my fear...
That I never find home, set adrift for a millennium....
Never to find any of em...
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Lindsay Mancano

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