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Artchelle Arcillas is an avid reader of poetry in all forms. She is a poetry contributor of Poets Unlimited, a poetry publication in Medium.

Creating stronger bonds...

Creating stronger bonds...

I found myself reading my old writings,

the ones whom I have poured the vast darkness,

loneliness and pain I felt during those days.

I read and read.

Every lines I have composed,

words I chose to represent the burden,

all to let them free so my heart that bled,

shattered into pieces,

somehow no longer appeals.

The heaviness could be deem but entirely,

it's nothing.


it is for the reason that our hearts slowly in reconciliation.

We're building new walls,

reconnecting broken bridge,

creating better bonds...

So this is what it feels like...

starting over.





I vow to never again be caged in a heart

full of sorrow and melancholy.

I'll be happy...

no, happier,

for the second time.

With you.



Artchelle Arcillas (author) from Philippines on October 09, 2019:

I am hoping the same thing, Brenda. Thank you for reading!

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on October 08, 2019:

I can see wishful thinking and hope.

May the journey be easier this time around.

Good read.

Artchelle Arcillas (author) from Philippines on September 23, 2019:

Glad you enjoyed it, Adnan! Thanks too, for reading my poem.

Adnan from Earth, Universe on September 23, 2019:

A there are always ways to mend broken bridges....a beautiful poem indeed...with all the innocence and thoughts of realization...of course...if the first time is a happy one...the second time could only get better....An emotionally beautiful verse...Thanks for sharing Artchelle...!

Artchelle Arcillas (author) from Philippines on September 23, 2019:

I would agree to that, Lorna. I wrote this after the tough times that came into my life. I am glad that I was able to surpass those moments.

Lorna Lamon on September 23, 2019:

Lots of dark and light shades in this emotional poem.

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