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Leap Of Faith

Learning to trust again is a leap of faith.

I’ve been burned before My giving nature taken for granted My friendship chewed up and spit out My heart poked with holes So, I’ve treaded more lightly this time around Perhaps wiser than before? Cautious about how much to give Holding back some of myself...

My Turtle Dove

Is it worth the time if you won't be mine?

Is it worth the trust if it's mostly lust? ° You are free to speak Tell me what your heart says We are in admission Please, no more naysays. ° Is it worth the love if you only feel kind of? ° Whisper on my ears The words I must hear. The songs of lovers F...

Building my wall Brick by brickHave to make it tallNeed to make it thickSo tired of the painI can't take it anymore Tears fall like rainQuit opening the doorHarden my heart Why do I continue to careWhere do I even start It's more than I can bear Please ma...

Beneath the Stars

hat tip: Snow Patrol

Dancing beneath the stars with you, Thrills my throbbing heart. My skin delights at your first touch, Such a way to start. Tingles travel down my body, Your face, eyes, and smile. I want to drink you deeply in, Let us spend a while. Moonlight shining thro...

Death of a Butterfly

a silly story I used as a tool to ponder the possible repercussions of buying a handgun.

In a world so small I’m not sure that it really exists, a butterfly was floating along and a bird swept down and ate it. The body went in first, then the wings and the legs. The bird flew away, not seeing Jewel fluttering in the sky, barely a wing span aw...

Why must I see myself this way?An infection waiting to spreadThe rope of sanity is frayed.Not a day goes by that I'm not filled with dread.It is not the surface painIt's what's underneath my skinThat I hope will be washed with acid rain.I hold myself shut...

The L Word

It is the full spectrum of human emotion, isn't it?

Is love polite and sometimes shyDoes love sit tight yet sometimes cryDoes love ever own the right to lieIs love allowed to wonder whyIs love far off or close and nearCan there be times when love knows fearIs there love in your heartWhen there’s none in yo...

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