I stand here and watch as you destroy your world for no good reason.
A caustic cackle splinters the hopeless pause before you launch your fist into the door.
You don’t want this deep down but it is all that you know and it keeps you safe.
Ensnared by fear. Diminished by shame. Burdened by doubt.
You resist the unclipping of your wings, as that would lead you to discoveries about yourself
That might bust the myths you thirstily imbibe about who you really are.
For then you would realise that your own reality has been a lie:
A well crafted work of elaborate self-deceit.
As I shine my light towards you
Your demons laugh in my face
And that makes my light burn brighter and stronger.
But like a startled animal
You run back underground,
Hiding once more from the truth of yourself
And the pain of being loved.
Copyright Fizzy Wisdom 2019