I Dance Alone

I hope I never have to dance alone.

20/09/2020

Would you believe

I spent three and half years

In maximum security

In the local jail

I had zero privacy

Two inmates to a cell

The exception was

When a cell mate got released

Moved to another yard

Or moved to minimum security

Then I would have

A blessed night to myself

I had a radio

And often on such occasions

When the doors were finally locked

With the lights down low

I would dance alone

To trashy pop tunes

I pulled some wild moves

Really threw myself into it

It was a way of rebelling

Against the sea of misery

I found myself faced with

On a daily basis

These moments of light

Helped keep me alive

This is true, every time I got a cell to myself I would dance like no one was watching and really go for it. No one was watching so I was just trying squeeze a drop of lightheartedness from the horrible surroundings.

I hope I never again have to share a cell.

I hope I never again have to live through such bad times.

I hope I never have to dance alone.

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