With a naive foolishness I missteered my age
As brick by brick I built around myself a prison
Finding myself in chains I screamed my rage
Today a calmer balance brings me wisdom


For Kim, with love.


About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on October 26, 2014, in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. how wonderful
    to peacefully remove that wall 🙂

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  2. Thank you for your support and cheering me on.

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  3. A reaction of rage that seems quite reasonable and the solution of release done in peaceful contemplation. Beautiful. 🙂

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  4. I’m not sure about the wisdom part but otherwise I could have written this.

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  5. Thankful for the last line. It’s painful breaking through that brick wall….

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