Prisoner of Hades

Maybe I’m a mannequin immersed in this seamless time

Or an ace ahead of many

Living in a monochrome of darkness

I see a gleam of light through the crevice

It’s been a day, a month or an year

I’ve lost count

As I’m shackled to the corner by the heavy harness

I infer through my peripheral vision

Walls rendering dark graffiti

What a race of fellow beings with no ambition

Just cowards who subdue one another;

No righteous, no brave

Sometimes, I’m invisible to them

“A pebble near the shore”

Waiting for the next wave

What’s after this discreet pattern?

In a certain direction,

Where all the mighty sail

Should I take a leap forth?

All my life I’ve been selfish

For inflicting such opinions on me

As where I stand today

In a remote place that is forbidden

To the ones who lack moral integrity

This mind is the abstract of Hades

Looking through the prism of heaven

In here, I’m just a prisoner

And this perplexing thought, is my only warden

-Shubhangi Rawat

46 thoughts on “Prisoner of Hades

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: