Waiting for the World

Waiting for the bell –
The inevitable bell –
To ring.
Not the bell that starts the
“Seconds out!” action,
The bell
To tell me
I can’t make money.

Waiting for the call
To come,
The call that means
I am not wanted.
Waiting for the message,
The subtle-strong words
Being formed
That start, surely-softly,
To strangle my
Innocent soul.

Waiting for the day to dawn,
The day when I am worth
Less than half of nothing…

Waiting for the world
To wake;
The world that,
Simply, cannot
See me.

223/1/2013

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2 thoughts on “Waiting for the World

  1. assia7 says:

    è semplicemente stupenda, mi fa suonare delle corde interiori che pochi hanno fatto suonare, mi commuove, m’incanta, giunge al centro della mia anima e mi rapisce.

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