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Poem: Putting Up Guards

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"Putting Up Guards"

Shattered splinters
piercing the center of her heart,
trust disappearing from within.

Putting up guards
like a stone wall,
stopping her from enjoying
the love she wants.

Afraid to touch
the blueprint of her destiny,
her dreams becoming nightmares
of the past.

"Tell Your Heart To Beat Again" by Danny Gokey

© 2020 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on May 14, 2020:

Ms. Dora,

Your words make me smile.

I don't consider myself an expert at anything...least of all matters of the heart.

My emotions seem to run deep putting me in touch with alot of inner feelings.

Have a great day!

Thank you!

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on May 13, 2020:

In your poetry, you appear to be an expert on matters of the heart. In addition, your phrases are packed with so much power. Another good read!

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on May 11, 2020:

Bill,

Thank you.

Being on guard is kind of a way of life.

Glad to hear you let your wife inside though.

Have a great day.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on May 11, 2020:

Afraid to touch

the blueprint of her destiny,

her dreams becoming nightmares

of the past.

Love that stanza....wonderful wording, Brenda!

I've been on guard my entire life. Only my wife is allowed to wander the corridors of my heart unimpeded. :)