Displacement

Communication, the high brick walls

Of words and pause;

Pause like a mouth just about to

Open; Open those cold, indifferent walls,

For I cannot climb, for I cannot

Suffer your insurmountable walls

That bear no meaning, that bear no weight

On this burden of thoughts that compel me

To keep banging on those formidable walls.

Iris Zhang, May11

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One Response to “Displacement”

  1. AIDY Says:

    Absolutely beautiful. I do enjoy reading such melancholy. But there is power in this piece. Redemption.

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