Robert Hill

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Emotions - Poem by Robert Hill

I keep emotions locked away
a caged animal ready to tear
tear away and show a candid me
so i hide him
hidden from the world
for if he is released
he might bite, nip, or even kill
so there he is
emotions
behind bars
in a box
a LOCKED METAL box
he is far better locked away
so I keep him there
though he escapes sometimes
disguised as tears
that welling in your chest
as red eyes
hot face
thats why emotion is there
locked away
because I see him as my weakness


5/24/06


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, May 29, 2006


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