Death Row


This cell is as cold as Michigan winters,
as hard as the highways I used to travel.
For months I have been captured,
assigned to this blank cubicle.
My mind alone is allowed to escape,
to explore the world beyond these bars.
Stramgers read my mail, order my day,
set my routines, cook my meals.
The only decision left to me is
whether to open my eyes or feign sleep
whenever they bring my tray.
The bars are on my hospital bed,
my ward is a retirement home.
The nurses are the wardens and
my sentence is life.
In death I will once again be free
to wander and explore.
I embrace death that I might
live life once more.
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About Iris D

Pastor, former youth pastor who writes skits, devotionals, poems,and short stories. Won awards on short stories and poetry, and have published both poetry and non-fiction.

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