Gainor Ventresco Laney

Rookie (March 29,1963 / Boston, Mass)

Giving In - Poem by Gainor Ventresco Laney

I'm shutting down again
Building the wall with your silence
filling in every sweet crack that had formed
For a moment, I allowed myself a glimpse of what could be
if only happiness wasn't so fleeting
And now your bored with me
I sense the door closing between our hearts
Silently, I push it shut
Down, down into the black
so familiar and cold
I can not let myself believe
any light will again find me here
Giving in is so easy

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  • (8/26/2005 9:17:00 AM)

    Happiness becomes more scary than emptiness sometimes, thus an internal struggle. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 26, 2005

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