by Victor   Jan 29, 2018

Do you see what I see?
Truth is an offense
You're silenced for your confidence

Do you hear what I hear?
Doors are slamming shut
Limit your imagination, keep you where they must

Do you feel what I feel?
Bittering distress
Who decides what you express?

Do you take what I take?
Endurance is the word
Moving back instead of forward seems to be absurd

Do you fear what I fear?
Living properly
Truths to you are lies to me

Do you choose what I choose?
More alternatives
Energy derives from both the plus and negative

Do you need what I need?
Boundaries overthrown
Look inside, to each his own

Do you trust what I trust?
Me, myself and I
Penetrate the smoke screen, I see through the selfish lie

Do you know what I know?
Your money and your wealth
You're silenced just to hear yourself

Do you want what I want?
Desire not a thing
I hunger after independence, lengthen freedom’s ring

Will you be what I am?
Enlightened and aware
Of the injustice, always happening here

Will you come with me now?
Escape this wretched place
Be our own beings, never return here again


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  • 6 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    This is a wonderful work, I love your message here and how you structured the verses.

  • 6 months ago

    by Hope

    "look inside, to each his own....." very relative, love it.

  • 6 months ago

    by Brenda

    Victor, very heartfelt. It's not easy when you feel everyone is against you. Stay strong and keep writing.

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