Reign o’er me (a poem)

Last night I was watching the 2007 movie Reign O’er Me, starring Don Cheadle, Adam Sandler, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler, and Saffron Burrows…

Make me speak
the things I cannot say
because they’re buried so far down

Free me from the shackles
of my own shame
and everything that keeps me down

(Are you gonna be okay?)

Cut me loose
from the many tethers
that keep my heart from opening wide

And love me

(15 November 2014—posted November 16th)