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Willingly Captured

Chain me with your eyes, so dark and endless.
On me as mine on you.
I am captured willingly.
Laying low to convince my flying heart I’m grounded.

Keep me quietly, completely, behind your unlocked door.
I’ve not been here before.
Trap me, have me as I take you in,
for I am your captivated prisoner.

Wish to tie down the escaping night
and elude the searching morn which sets me free from you.

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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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I wrote my first poem at the age of 10. Although I enjoyed reading and writing poetry, I didn't truly appreciate it until a few years ago. At 21 I started really writing for myself as a release. It has surely become my escape, my late night ritual, my confession. I feel honored to be a part of this community where so many talented poets come together. I appreciate any sentiment and am elated at the opportunity to comment on so many beautiful pieces! more…

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