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Cc Jun 10
My hand was open
But you,
You chose her
Closed fist and everything.
Glenn Currier Feb 23
Which church corner should I go to
which is safe with green lights?
It seems every one has glue and goo
rays of sun and dark of night.

Being a follower - not my big skill
not comfy on the disciple ship
but I’m hungry and want my fill
trying to get God in my grip.

But I keep finding him all over the place
can’t capture and save him just for me
see him in a cat’s and a child’s face
he won’t be my prisoner.  He is free

like his forgiveness and open heart.
So this ship is one I might board
the ship of joy about to depart
the cost of this trip I can afford.
I write this in response to something I read in Dietrich Bonhoffer’s book, The Cost of Discipleship.
Rana DiOrio Feb 7
I held your hand as you disentangled from her
you did not move closer to me

I assuaged your worst fears
you fueled mine

I was fully present and attentive
you took calls that came in . . . and didn’t call back

I asked questions
you answered different ones

I made you a playlist
you never acknowledged

I made plans and reservations
you did not show

I gave you the benefit of every doubt
you did not reassure me

I made myself vulnerable
you remained ensconced

I created space in my life
you did not explore

I dared to dream about us
you dreamed about . . . I don’t know

I gave you my body
you reached for your phone

I gave you my heart
you did not reciprocate

I get it now
you are just not that into me

Only wish I knew sooner.
Goodbye.
blackbiird Jan 10
What if your walls let someone in
Instead of keeping them out.
Impervious.
The defense of age.
Our hearts become small.
We’re loathe to engage.
We put up a wall.

Impervious.
In an armored suit.
Seeking protection.
To be resolute.
Avoid connection.

Impervious.
To one more heartbreak.
We like to think so.
But that’s our mistake.
Our hurt makes us grow.

Impervious.
I have tried to be.
It was just pretense.
For your love found me.
It pierced my defense.

Impervious.
Was never a thing.
I was closed off to
Almost everything—
Everything but you.
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Julia Apr 2018
Let my arms be
the place you feel more than
safe
but also, strong.
Don’t be afraid though,
to shed any tears
and show discomfort.
With me, you need never to
be ashamed
of being human.
Unlock the door
to my heart,
come inside;

what we will become,
it will be so sweet;
oh darling,
let me be your home.
Zeus Jan 2017
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me.

i have met good hearts, good hearts i tell you, they get close, they get really close and i get to know them, i get to touch their souls, they show me parts no one has ever seen before and i heal scars they've been hiding for lifetimes, i show them the light with the darkness i carry.

i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me.

i meet the most beautiful young ladies ever, they have beautiful faces, beautiful bodies and beautiful minds, i wont lie, sometimes i'm like a child in a candy store trying so hard not to taste anything, the temptation is too great so i stay away.

i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me.

they pour their hearts out to me, they tell me they like me, they love me, they tell me they would be lucky to have me, they tell me the sweetest words ever but i can not give them what they ask for, i can never seem to give them what they ask for.

i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me.

i try to make them feel better, i try to stay close but i hate when they like me, i hate when they like me because when they like me they tell me how they feel and i can not give them what they want, i can never seem to give them what they seek so they leave.

i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me
i hate when they like me.

i hate when they like me because when they like me they end up hating me.
this is not a poem, this is what happens when a writer pours his heart out, this was written for every girl i called a friend but left because we couldn't be more than friends.
Jessica Merisca Sep 2016
Feelings has so much emotional
So much feelings to hold
Which feelings are the best
How could I let go

My heart gave so many feelings
But not so much my soul
I love you with so much feelings
Why can't I let go

My first feelings was with you
The best feelings in the whole world
This feelings I've never felt before
Is what I appreciate the most

I still have this feeling
Even though your gone
This feelings will never go
Even though we're apart

This feelings is love
Love from above
To my heart to the universe to the star
This feelings I've ever loved by far

It's time to let go our love
So we can both move on
You said you wanted space
So here you go, goodbye my love
handsinspace Feb 2016
In truth
In waiting
Through blue
Wide open
Heart sky
As you are
Expansively
Intimately
Always
Loved
Grounded free
love, fly on wings to my kindred soul... away, but not apart, from me
Julia Elise Jul 2015
would have been an honor
to have my heart broken by you

yet without being yours
you managed it anyway

how could this happen
loved too hard, too fast.

maybe it's stupidity
maybe I'm naive

a fool with a open heard
is all I claim to be
lots of emotions happening.
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