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Prisoner of fear
Bound by chains of anxiety,
incarcerated by bars of fright.
Though I long to love, my nerves
I cannot fight. I long to be held,
I long for a love that would last.
But I am reluctant to open myself
because of happenings in the past.
When I try to over come my feelings,
when I think my moment of courage is near,
I am only met by resistence. I remain a prisoner of
Despite my longing for affection, and my
desire to be held, my feelings remain trapped.
I remain in my emotional cell. I watch as
others part-take in love, and I sadly shed
a tear. Longing so much to part-take in love,
but remain a prisoner of fear.