Author: Pamela O'Brien


My heart is a wild beast in captivity
Contained behind bars which are the bones that hold me together
And with every breath of intoxicating air
I push the limits of its maximum capacity

Every pulse is a lunge at freedom
An attempt to escape this sheltered haven which is my body
And because it has rarely seen compassion
It snarls when an outsider comes too close

Until released from its cage
This heart will remain untamed


Comments on this poem/writing:

Capricorn ( -- Sunday, December 22 2002, 07:08 pm


I like this poem,it's imaginitive and well written. I did comment on it on the forum.
Pamela ( -- Tuesday, December 24 2002, 01:22 am


Thanks Cap - this is me exposed to all. I just had to let it out :O)
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