Soul Song

Shadows of a lifetime hung in ghastly array as I neglect the very warning of my darkened solitude

Mesmerized by the frivolous enchantment of my imagination, my heart was a time bomb waiting for orders to self execute

Need I say at this time my only companion was my bitter soul, reminding me that I was alive and my pain continued?

For days turned to weeks and yet I remained perplexed and utterly bewildered of how it came to be, that I was a destitute

I wasn’t locked behind bars or held with chains but my mind was my greatest shackle

Love was my jailer ’cause feelings betrayed me and my fight is within like a pitched battle

My lamentation is not for an escape but rather a swift demise of my soul from my walking carcass

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