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Come Back Home

Too many locks…

By Alexis Dean Jr.Published 9 days ago Updated 9 days ago 1 min read
Come Back Home
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash

Cages don’t make people better

Or sending love only in letters,

Too many locks

And friends in a box,

For sins that no one can measure…

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About the Creator

Alexis Dean Jr.

Alexis “L.E.X” Dean Jr. is a clean Hip-Hop artist, poet, and educator from Milwaukee, WI. As a writer and music artist, he focuses on the importance of educating through his words and stories...

IG: @DreamsStartYoung


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  • Jess5 days ago

    Such a poignant expression! And a well-crafted poem at that, congrats on top story.

  • Lindsey Jackson7 days ago


  • Morgana Miller7 days ago

    Really emotional and impactful, congrats on top story!

  • Gal Mux8 days ago

    Heartfelt... And sounds very personal

  • Dean F. Hardy8 days ago

    Loved that.

  • Andre The First8 days ago

    WOW! This poem speaks volumes!

  • Caroline Craven8 days ago


  • Lovely and true

  • Cages really don't make people better, speaking from experience.

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