Treasure Island

Ellen Shaw


Take My Advice


Walk on
and don't look back
break free

In ten years time
your heart
will look like a stained glass window
broken
and pieced together.
Don't give him
your heart,
wrapped up and tied in a
bow.
In ten years time
your spirit
will feel old and grey like a ghost
haunting
the haunted.
Don't give him
your spirit
shining and bright all
aglow

Walk on
listen to me
please, break free

In ten years time
your mouth
will scream out hurtful words
bullets
aimed to wound.
Don't give him
your mouth,
a million little kisses
to keep.
In ten years time
your worth
will plummet and become
disposable
and tossed away.
Don't give him
all of your worth
you are precious, don't sell yourself
cheap

walk on
and don't look back
please, please break free

In ten years time
you really don't want to be me.

Submitted: Friday, February 28, 2014
Edited: Friday, March 07, 2014

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  • V P Mahur (2/28/2014 1:17:00 PM)

    great message and encouragement.
    Nice read. Thanks dear Allen.
    Plz visit my page and read my poems.
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