A Mighty Fortress

A MIGHTY FORTRESS

darkness envelops
fear rattles me;
I’m bound as if weeds
sprouted at my
feet, entangling me

I am held captive.

voices pierce darkness
like keys jangling;
a Holy image
fills my vision,
splintering shackles

Captivating me.

2011-07-31
P. Wanken

Written for The Sunday Whirl prompt to write a poem using the words pictured, above.

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