Your Wilderness Years – Written Tuesday 24th May 2011 (Aged 36)

Your Wilderness Years

i am not a public service
there to light up –
the dull room
the one,
that masks as you relationship –
and your life
i am many things
but i am not that kind of light
i am not your accessible –
easy plaything
your girlhood dream
if you wanted my world
you would happily ask
listen when it is cold
and take my arrogance to task
i shall not be –
serving your wishes
i am not a slave
you could never imagine
the world in which i bathe
your life may drip
with sad chandeliers
and trips may be taken
with a shortage of tears
i am not your thing
i am not your wilderness years




James Garratt – Tuesday 24th May 2011


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