Through My Eyez


United States

Dear America,


Take a walk in my shoes 

Get a look through my frames 

One step will leave you with regret

A single glance would scare all lames

Peaking through the stone

Wreaking of roses

I witness tragedy

and lose a brother every solstice 

Devil’s paradise

Violence, murder, poverty 

Happiness is gold here 

And a foreign concept is generosity 

To survive you need heart

So for me don’t weep or show pity

Long as my heart pumps 

and I strive

I'll endeavor to end this pain

and never rewind


- Sincerely, The Caged Caterpillar 


This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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