The Student


Take me in.

Rescue me.

I’ll believe


Tell me something

that I didn’t know

to be true,

I’ll believe you.


Give me a reason

to fight

and I’ll go

to the line

and I’ll die

for you,

just like I

am supposed to.


Tell me

what you

want me to be.

I could be


Be careful

when you

tell me

what to do,

or who to be.

You’re giving me

my identity.


One day

I just might

turn what

you gave me

back on you.

If you lied

I’ll find out

the truth.


I’ll make

you pay

for every


you made

me commit

in your name.

Wouldn’t it be

a shame

if things went

that way?



HG – 2021

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