Desert Island Discs – Written Monday 21st November 2011 (Aged 36)

Desert Island Discs

does anyone, can anyone understand
others may ask you to wear a badge
but you may see it as a cage
and linked to those feelings of feeling sad
understand, what it means
when someone unstitches your seams
when your desire is on empty needs
does anyone, can anyone know what it feels like
but we are in similar boats
each of us steering wearing different heels
i will always react to words i once figured out
and ones that caused such hurt
those words may pull a trigger
rationally, that is how it always works
and i am sorry that desert island discs
is sometimes just a barrel of worry
but i am sure our paradise will not be missed

James Garratt – Monday 21st November 2011

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