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But not woke

Trapped in my mind

Head spinning



Prisoner to those I failed

Dining on ashes

Long since extinguished


What more?

In this hole

At this bottom


Chains still bind

Reaching me

When I cannot reach them?

At long last

I see

Not “them”

Tethered by guilt

By shame

Of things I could not control

Holding on to pain

Just to feel

Laying down the shovel

Purging the stones

Breaking free

In this moment

Now rising


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