Letting Love In.

July 21, 2011
I have no idea what is wrong with me,
I feel like I’m living in some twisted fantasy.
I say I want love, but I cringe away at the sight.
Maybe the risk of getting hurt causes me great fright.
You’re the kind of boy I’ve longed for all my life,
But now that you’re here, I’m caught in a personal strife.
I wonder if I should let you into my heart.
But I know that I can’t, for what if you depart?

Simply being around you causes me great glee.
You’re so different; I feel like you can’t be real.
But I can’t help but wonder: What if you leave me?
I’m the only one that’ll be left here to heal.

I’m so scared to let you in,
But I can’t deny that being with you causes me to grin.
So I must somehow halt everything I’m feeling.
And ignore the fact that my heart is what you’re stealing.
I can’t risk the chance of getting hurt,
I refuse to have my heart thrown into the dirt.

Even if you are always in my dreams,
Letting love in isn’t as easy as it seems.
So I’m sorry, but I must wave goodbye.
And I need to let my feelings for you die.
This may make me a coward, but it’s what I must do,
I wish I wasn’t so scared of being hurt by you.

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Cortney.Lynn said...
Feb. 17, 2012 at 7:35 pm
I love this! You are an amazing writer! I'm definitely looking at your other stuff! Your great, don't stop writing!(: And check out my stuff please(:
--forgiven-- said...
Nov. 3, 2011 at 9:58 pm

I'm. Speechless.



Wow. Great job.

Dudet95 said...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 12:31 am
This is great.I can fell the emotions in this and it is soo true.Trusting is so hard,and this poem opens up the mind to really think about how many times we've actuallu ran away from someone we truelly care about so we wont get hurt.This is great.Amazing job.
Shadowfoxz said...
Aug. 19, 2011 at 5:45 pm
I feel so bad for the girl in the poem...or is that you? To have loved and let go out of fear... you can't let the unknown future ruin your present
LoveyLover. said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 3:22 pm
L O V E it! I could really feel the narrator's conflicted emotions; great job :D
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