the price

January 6, 2014 at 6:08 pm 7 comments


feeling safe


tightening ropes


locking chains around a heart


the price paid for feeling safe


no hands to hold

no lips to kiss

no one to hug

no hugs in return





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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. justme792  |  January 6, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    You deserve a hug for this beautiful poem! ^^

  • 3. Dom DiFrancesco  |  January 6, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    A painful price for freedom. 😦

  • 4. Blog It Or Lose It  |  January 7, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    … so much to think about, here … so painful …but very well written. My hugs aren’t quite the same, but I’m sending them anyway….

  • 5. livingwithshadows  |  January 18, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    brings up many thoughts, a time when i kept those ropes and chains firmly in place but the freedom wasn’t worth the price and it was more freeing to cut them away once i realised i had found trust again.

    • 6. words4jp  |  January 19, 2014 at 4:11 am

      I see you caught the gist of my freedom reference. Being free from others is really like being bound. I am bound by these chains but I remain free of hurt due to mistrust.

      • 7. livingwithshadows  |  January 19, 2014 at 4:25 am

        it was beautifully crafted. i hope you are able to find your trust again one day.

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