like I'm just an arrogant child who should do what she's told without question.
It's not right to treat me like I know nothing,
to protest your rules and force me to the ground.
It's not right to cram your "power" down my throat,
to muzzle me from speaking out against you,
to chain me up and lock me away so I can't fight back.
acting like you're God, Himself,
You're one of the biggest hypocrites I've ever met!
You blame me but think
you cannot be blamed, yourself.
You claim all the respect in the world,
but if adults deserve respect,
then what of me?
I'm no longer the innocent girl you think I am.
I'm no longer the weakling you can so easily control!
You think you can tie a strap around my mouth to
but your efforts will fail.
Your days as queen will not last,
because I'm growing,
I'm getting stronger,
I can see right through you,
and one can only take so much of your abuse.
So muzzle me tighter,
adjust these chains,
because these restraints on me are breaking.
Freedom is nearly at my grasp.
because what holds me back now,
its power is diminishing,
as mine grows greater.
Watch where you tread,
don't slip up,
because when I finally snap--
when these chains finally let loose--
So will my rage,
and I will tear you apart.
I might not win,
much is still against me,
like the fools you've convinced to follow you,
but I guarantee you won't look at me the same way.
I'm a human being, too,
I have feelings, as well,
but enough is enough.
Just wait for the day I snatch up my freedom,
and can leave.
run as fast as the wind,
and let it guide me,
and I won't turn back.
I've had enough of you,
I've had enough of this life in this tiny cell.
I'm getting out,
I'm on my way to the rest of the world,
Back away, now,
so we don't have to hurt
Lie down, now,
before I see red again,
before I put you up against the wall,
and take my revenge.
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This is a wonderful piece here. I really like the addition of the multiple shadow chains binding the character. The effect that there is the one physical chain that is seen by all but so many more holding him back on a deeper level that only he would be aware of is great imagery. Bravo girl.
Be careful with pure emotion. It can be great tool to breakthrough and express yourself but it can cause thoughts and art to run in a circular rut. At least in my case that has happened. Also the anger that can take hold in your youth, for some it doesn't go away. It just becomes more refined and quiet. Again just my experience.
Yeah, I try to not hold onto all my anger and all.. I really don't want to, and I know life doesn't revolve around me, but sometimes I wonder, why do I have be crushed under the weight of everyone else's desires? And I know life isn't fair, but-- I mean... I think people need to understand that they can't just control someone because they're older, bigger, or more experienced than the other.
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You're welcome and best of luck to you this new year.
Older, bigger and more experienced can also be seen as; at the end, burdened and set firmly in the rut they've cut for themselves. Something that helps me is to try seeing things from a different perspective. Even if it doesn't help the mental exercise can be fun.