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Poetry: JRW

Out of the Sandbox

By Diana Perez


Finally he’s here, I waited for years

I wasn’t sure he was coming

I was tormented by fears.


He finally showed up with a smile on his face,

It was great to see him and

Get that wounded before heartfelt embrace.


We have a connection, there’s no denying that.

The problem is we are both afraid.

We have been wounded before and treated like crap.


He’s built a brick wall to guard his heart.

Afraid to let me in,

I guess that makes him feel smart.


I know denying yourself, the feeling you feel

Isn’t really smart.

It’s denial from what is real.


I Hope and trust that love is out there somewhere.

I Believe that love still exist.

And hopefully soon.

I will feel his wet kiss.


I just keep trying and praying

That he will finally realize

What is right in front of him?

Right in front of his beautiful eyes.


Header photo byJosé Manuel Ríos Valiente (flickr creative commons)


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