Greta Gree would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Confessions of a Melancholic Dreamer

By Greta Gree All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

Caged

Once asked, you responded

All the if's and but's didn't matter

Afraid of your own shadow

You gave in

To my state of confusion

Like a bird in a cage

Squeezing your head through the metal bars

In illusion

One

Two

No, there's no three,

You say

I stare at you

You close your eyes

But I can still see your hands shaking

I made you

Made your perfectly shaped face

And eyes of sky blue colour

I created you like a masterpiece

From my delusion

Upon illusion you'd ask me

If you're real

I'd say you're not

You're my dreamy distraction

Perfect attraction

And I'm riding you like a wild beast rides its sanity

Gone in a cloud of judgement

Hovering above my fragility

And stability of mind

Like a mad scientist I laugh

Grotesquely

And vaguely push you back where you belong

In a cage with metal bars

You call it mind control

I call it insanity

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Chapters
1. Caged
Further Recommendations

Robin Olsen: An excellent description of the online experience written as poetry. Well written poem ... very much relates.

crissy: Awesome work. The characters are so beautifully flawed and easy to relate to. The protagonist Bethany Hill is a woman that I would definitely want to meet in real life. The author has managed to make me visualize the story like a movie. The two time frames of past and present are also so beautifu...

ChethanaRM: I love this story so much! It is wonderfully written and the characters are perfectly portrayed!

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.