aria of sorrow

The caged bird never sings.
It can only pretend.
to no end.

Those songs you hear,
sweet melodies.
Composed of lengthy, tortured screams.

I want.
alarm to any listening.
I want.
in case you didn’t hear.

I will persist in ever asking,
just in case I wasn’t clear.

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