Walls and Balloons

June 10, 2012
By bigblue GOLD, New Market, Maryland
bigblue GOLD, New Market, Maryland
16 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All you need is Love."-The Beatles


The drawbridge is lowered,
The guard let down.
The balloons let loose,
The hope flies high.
The enemy walks in freely,
The balloons are popped.
Gone is the vessel of trust,
Gone is the vessel of hope.
Hurt one too many times.
The walls return,
Built higher.
The strings are held tighter.
Higher,
And tighter still.
Each time the wall is breached,
Each time the balloon pops.
Until one day,
The walls are impenetrable,
The string held in a death grip.
The man moves on,
And on.
Never stopping for long.
Not for anything,
For anyone.
And though he is not dead,
He might as well be.
For what reason does he have to live?


The author's comments:
This shows what happens when we give too much of ourselves, too quickly. It generally backfires. It shows a person who fears letting people in, who fears rejection.

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bigblue GOLD said...
on Jun. 27 2012 at 10:13 pm
bigblue GOLD, New Market, Maryland
16 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All you need is Love."-The Beatles

Thank you! And I actually have about ten more that ate being reviewed at the moment :)

on Jun. 27 2012 at 8:50 pm
MountEverest GOLD, Fort Worth, Texas
17 articles 2 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs
...
Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,
Under the canopies of costly state,
And lulled with sound of sweetest melody?" By William Shakespeare

Very Good Poem! Please Write More !:D

bigblue GOLD said...
on Jun. 24 2012 at 12:50 pm
bigblue GOLD, New Market, Maryland
16 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All you need is Love."-The Beatles

Thank you thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I'm taking a look at your work now :)

bigblue GOLD said...
on Jun. 24 2012 at 12:50 pm
bigblue GOLD, New Market, Maryland
16 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All you need is Love."-The Beatles

Thank you thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I'm taking a look at your work now :)

on Jun. 24 2012 at 12:44 pm
dark_stars96 SILVER, Tulsa, Oklahoma
5 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You cant hate some one whose dead" Kerosene by Miranda Lambert

i love it. your an amazing writer. its well writen and well thought out. keep at it dude. :)


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