333 – Inside

No walls,
No bars,
No guards.

Still, you stay inside.

No locks,
No shackles,
No chains.

Still, you stay inside.

You obediently sit
In your quiet corner
Watching the world
Pass you by.

No judge,
No jury,
No charges.

Still, you stay inside.

No walls,
No bars,
No guards.

Still, you stay inside.

Doubt and fear
And apathy,
Keep you stranded
Where you are.

Have you forgotten
They’re only a prison
If you decide
To stay inside.

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