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Asking Alexandria

Poem about someone I met under difficult circumstances (in a mental institution)

By Daniel HooksPublished about a year ago 1 min read

You say you are the devil

Is she in your eyes?

Cold like black ice

Starless skies

why did you wound yourself with all those scars

Did you make a third of the stars fall from the sky

I want to help you but they take you away

this is a prison not a hospital so you say

you said you possess people, anyone you want

I am stuck with a voice inside my head

is it yours?

I once wanted to escape to heaven

through a back door

if Love is key why can’t I free you from the curse

Love is chains which bind me, grind me down

I want to ask you if I could be your friend but I am a clown

I am the hound which guards your gates

I am Cerberus one head in the past

One in the present who waits

One in who looks to the future and doesn’t hesitate

devil woman I want you to free

but Love is only real love if we both can free?

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About the Creator

Daniel Hooks

A poet, activist and story teller who currently battles with a severe mental health problem.

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