Stone By Stone

April 16, 2008
By sean motes, Martin, GA

I have a wall you can't see
Because it's deep inside of me
It blacks my heart on every side
And helps emotions there to hide
You can't reach in, I can't reach out
You wonder what it's all about
The wall I built that you can't see
Results from insecurity
Each time my tender heart was hurt
The scars wihin grew worse and worse
So stone by stone, I built a wall
That's now so thick it will not fall
Please understand that it's not you
Continue trying to break through
I want so much to show myself
And love from you would really help
So bit by bit, chip my wall
Til stone by stone, it starts to fall
I know the process will be slow
It's never easy to let go
Of hurts and failures long ingrained
Upon ones heart from years of pain
I am so afraid to let you in
I know I might get hurt again
I try so hard to break the wall
But seem to get nowhere at all
For stone upon stone I've stacked
And left between them not a crack
The only way to make it fall
Is imperfections in the wall
I did the best I could to build
A perfect wall
But there are still a few small flaws
Which are the key
To breaking through the wall to me
Please use each flaw
To cause a crack
To knock a stone off of the stack
For just as stone by stone it was laid
With every hurt and every pain
So stone by stone the wall will break
As love replaces every ache
Please be the one that cares enough
To find the flaws no matter what!

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angelpoet said...
on Dec. 28 2008 at 6:38 am
Umm..sean..thats my poem...I wrote that...

Sincerely, Terance Lee Hinson Junior.


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