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The words aren’t caught in my throat
not like a butterfly in a net,
more like
A firefly in a jar:
in the dark
their meaning burns bright,
but for now
it is light
so even I don’t know what they mean

Heyyy! My name is Skye Cielo and I come from Vancouver, Canada. Ultimately, I’m a work in progress and am currently working on improving my writing skills. You can catch me at:

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10 replies on “Trapped”

I like this metaphor. I wrote something similar once, but I cannot find it. Something about this poem reminds me of Plath, I don’t know why, just a feeling. I like your brevity.

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