In Their Memories

He tried to make them happy with his things.
But oh, the pain a loveless life can bring.
Perplexed, confusing duty and the rules
with tinted hues of icy, numb appeal.
Unreactive. Feelings hidden.
While in his mind, he touched forbidden fruit.
In such a way that there would be no proof.
Simmering within the underworld.
The truth of all the lies that he had told.
He never found the courage to be bold.
His wounds became an agony.
The future sunk beneath a wave.
Beautiful, but deadly.
All too commonplace, yet heady.
Living on a high now mass produced.
Ready with another bland excuse.
Silently demanding that they suffer his abuse.
Invisible, the ties that bind
one little life to all mankind.
Conceived within a tension of extremes.
Born into a light too bright to see.
Withering within their growth.
Afraid to dare the great unknown.
Dead and buried in their memories...

? Michaelette ?

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