cave

trapped within a mountain’s belly
cold and clammy rocks below me
scared of my shadow, afraid of the light
I can stand the ceiling drips
this over-crowded cavern
at the centre of the earth
reaching down and deeper still
pulling out my demons
lay my head upon this cliff
and dream of the sun

Published by bernardsbarnes

Writer. Artist. Performer. A little boy dreaming of the stars.

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