B: Bilboes #AtoZChallenge

an iron bar with sliding shackles, formerly used for confining a prisoner’s ankles.


To the keep tonight

i creep with keys to bilboes

where i keep you hid

dragging on your chain

untamed in confinement

tonight you feed on me.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Never knew that. Interesting. Enjoyed the poem

    Liked by 1 person

  2. rosemawrites says:

    oooh. haunting!

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