The Message in the Bottle

THE MESSAGE IN THE BOTTLE
by: Demaries Isom

Feels like I got the world on my back
With a thousand elephants attached
My mind has abandon me
My heart is failing me
I’m on life support generated by dreams and will power
The Devil is nibbling on my soul
Feels like I’ve been buried alive in Antarctica
I feel so numb
……so cold
and its hard to breathe
From being fed
by the second hand of others
Burping up nicotine and crack smoke
and I plead for them to stop
For their smoking has got me in a choke hold
and my lungs our tapping out
and me I’m gasping out
sealing my eyes shut
because they have grown lifeless
after being overly exposed to the truth
to the cold reality
they don’t shiver
nor blink
they just stare lifelessly
at the sun
Because I try to melt away the images
but they are tattooed there
infused and encrypted
Forever embedded
like the scars and wounds embedded
on the back I wear
that looks like its about to tear
from the friendly back stabs
the toll free piggy backs
and stupid misuse of using it as a shield
to protect my brethren backs
and my family lacks
in support
like saggy mammary glands
so the only family I have is
me myself and I
who’s watch dog is named ESP
and together we make a pretty happy family
and I be
just a guy
that used to be blind
till the world engaged bullet holes
to give birth to peep holes
so that my soul
can finally have a blow hole
so now
I
can
breathe
the message in the bottle is free
the message in the bottle is me

The Message in the Bottle

colorblind

Davis, United States

Artist's Description

We have to travel treachrous seas to touch new grounds
Life is a journey cross unknown and terrains
We attain landmarks in our lives that make the journey worthwhile
…..we are like a message in a bottle ……
traveling
traveling
to one day be set free ……

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