Trapped

I am so much more than what you see, what you believe, Your impression about me weighs me down, I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe; The world beckons me, promising sunshine and rainbows, But I sigh and turn my back, remembering my promise to you; Sorrow stabs my soul and I turn to you seeking…

When the world gets you down..

You are wrong, they say silencing me, We are always right, so you have to be wrong; I know, I am right, I can feel it in my bones, But I reason, perhaps it is better to give in; You are wrong, they taunt, Your silence says it all; There is nowhere to turn, no…

Reflection

I twist and look at my reflection from the corner of my eye, Chubby arms, double chin and love handles is all I see; I look at the lovely dress, I am supposed to be trying, And mentally calculate the quantity of corsets it would require; A lovely model looks at me disapprovingly from a…

Justified..

Were I a princess in a tower imprisoned by an evil witch, I would be justified to escape; Were I a mighty hero in chains, bloodied and bruised, I would be justified to escape; Were I an animal thrashing in a trap, I would be justified to escape; But I am none of these things,…