The social circle holding tight
long into the dark of night,
as each of them try to inspire
their companions by the fire.

But their company raises walls –
stone-cold sentinels that stand so tall
that those outside can’t bear to dare
to dream of being welcomed there.

Now the hearth just looks so cold
to the people who are told
that they just do not belong,
that they should just move along.

So they turn and walk away,
for they cannot bear to stay
and watch people that seem so warm
but treat them colder than a winter storm.

If you like my work, please consider supporting me through Patreon where you can get early access to posts, exclusive content, and more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s