How does it feel to be isolated
And deprived of life’s bare essentials?
Enduring pain that exceeds emotions
And is far beyond mental.
To most, these feelings are exotic
And may never be comprehended
I attempt to evade them
But I’m always apprehended
While confined to this cage
The psychological ability is tested.
Will I pass? Or will I fail?
Will I succumb? Or will I prevail?
One cannot say ‘cause only time will tell.
Some do not realize this is not a movie/e-book,
Nor a song with a hook.
The feelings I entertain are real,
And so is the concrete and steel.
Though the emotions are abstract
And the pain is on the inside,
My tears are tangible
As they slide slowly down the left side
I refuse to believe this is an illusion
Or my situation isn’t real
But what I don’t refuse,
Is to open up and let you know precisely
How I feel.
By Ker’Sean Ramey