Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Without Trust


Without Trust it is impossible
To reach out and connect
For always there will be a barrier
That stands between
Hindering full disclosure.

Trust is the unseen link
That most people do not give freely
When there has been a breach before,
And it is withheld understandably
Not easily released and hard to restore.

Trust is a gem of great value
Esteemed as a contract, signed by the heart
Given at a great risk of much worth as life
That its care is expected
And its loss... breeds strife.

Submitted: Monday, July 29, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Copyright ~~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~~07.29.13

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