SLAVERY BY CHOICE – BABARIMISA DEBORAH

SLAVERY BY CHOICE

A prisoner who could be free of decision

I stayed in the prison for many years long

Wishing and hoping that one day I’ll walk free

Although I was his prisoner, it still felt like home

I served my master without any blunder

I nurtured him without putting asunder

He had full control over my mind

I was visited by the worst of his enemies’ courage

Who came to set me free promising to be my slave rather than my master?

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A tempting offer I thought

But he would not understand for this was not only a game of choice but a game of the mind

My master made no attempt for me to stay whatsoever but I could not leave him

It was like the prison gate was opened for me to walk out but I slammed it

One day I woke up deciding to let go off this slavery

I took to my heels with courage but it was a funny irony of life for my master fear never chased but it still felt like he was catching up.

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