Nervous Boy

Stay.
Even if it means never being still.
Hold your post.
Abide your life.
Even if there is no empirical evidence
that says you are wanted here.
Get high if you need to.
Get higher.
You can always be the rabbit in the snare
twitching a dead manís dance.
But you havenít heard of Wren Boys and St. Stephenís day.
The rats need piping and the snakes charming.
There are pages to be read 
and that heart of yours has barely been creased.

© Shannon Quinn