Friday, August 30, 2013

Assimilation



I’m sorry
you lost your dream,
he says,
all the while cheering inside
that I finally caved and 
accepted slavery as my due.

That wasn’t a dream,
that was my life.
And I didn’t lose it,
I sold it.

This now is the dream,
where the nightmare
from which I will never wake
begins.

7/30

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