Lost Keys

by mkvecchitto

keys

I walk the line between good and evil

embracing this adrenaline high as I teeter

between one side and then the other

 

The rush of air as I fall from heights

borne on walls I’ve taken a lifetime to build

set me free, set me free

 

Love never discovered wages war

with love all-encompassing like a black moon rising

above a cold sun plying the world with false warmth

 

Darkness and light meld until days become bathed

in a palette washed in shades of grey

Is my weakness a veiled attempt at being clever?

 

Set me free

 

Oh, I may be on the side of angels

but don’t think for one second

that I am one of them

  

The distinction between heaven and hell blurs

as I realize the staircase between the two

runs both ways, all at once structured and fluid

 

And so I’ll continue this high wire escapade as

I borrow from the good to balance the bad

knowing I am the one holding the key

 

photo: Pixabay

prompts: #WyldeVerse, #becomingfragile, #SeptemberFalls, Sunday Writing Prompt 220

Note: The Sunday Writing Prompt asks the writer to consider any distinctions between good and evil and requires the use of the quote (in italics above).

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