Imprisoned

felon man

Imprisoned in the cage of heart
Freedom in his hands
Life parades and passes by
The man without a name
Captive there within a cage
Boiled down to worthlessness
Escape is just a hope away
But hope, for him, is dead
Enslaved by murderers of love
Surrendered to their whims
Pain, his friend, deserts him there
No longer keeps alive
His lost and bleeding wounded soul
Hollowed out by greed
The opposite of love’s not hate
It’s simply emptiness.

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