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I Plead Not Guilty

For anyone imprisoned by their insecurities.

I Plead Not Guilty

To anyone who feels trapped by their insecurities, regrets, or decisions. Plead not guilty, and move forward.

I could be free,

But I am imprisoned

By my own mind.

My sentence has yet

To be decided,

I tried to hide it,

But now I am

Held captive in an

Iron cell.

And for what?

For what my mind

Calls failures;

Illegal behaviors ---

That go against

The constitution

Of what my mind

Thinks is the

Good life?

I am told that

I am guilty of

One count of anxiety,

Two counts of insecurity,

And a lifetime of

Moments that

I should regret.

To this, I say no.

Enough is enough!

I plead not guilty.

I will not

Be condemned,

By regrets of

The past.

By silly mistakes;

They are not


Of a trial.

There are no

Time machines;


No evidence

Can convict


No longer will

These heavy chains

Keep me from

Stepping out,

And beyond

My past.

I will be free!

My wounds

Will heal!

Until then,

I wait for my


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