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If I wasn't afraid
I would touch you
If I wasn't afraid
I would sleep

If I wasn't afraid
I would not look away
Or put myself out as a freak

If I wasn't afraid
I would let myself dream
If I wasn't afraid
I'd not play pretend
If I wasn't afraid
I'd eat apples and cream
And deliver the letters I've been meaning to send

I wouldn't hide behind a face of cracked powder
I wouldn't hood my windows with teeth
I would go on, I'd illuminate power
My smile would be real, my skin wouldn't preach

If I wasn't afraid
I'd wave goodbye

I would take out my wings
And fly

And if I wasn't afraid...

I would journey alone
I would color the clouds pink
But I'm so afraid
I'm carved out of stone
Fearing what others might think

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Mariam.JThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 2:38 am
I like the idea of this poem and how strongly you've put it across ( :
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