Susan Alldred Lugton

Rookie - 365 Points (1946 / Dunedin New Zealand)

Risking My Soul - Poem by Susan Alldred Lugton

If I dared to let someone in
perhaps it might damage my soul.
My fear, would I then be whole?
I muse a little, but who knows,
what a problem that might pose.
If I did take that fearful step
and risk myself to love another,
perhaps I would be free of the other
that person who they call my mother.


Comments about Risking My Soul by Susan Alldred Lugton

  • Rajnish Manga (11/14/2016 11:45:00 AM)


    The poet has put up a a question mark on initiating or perpetuating certain kinds of relationships in life. More often than naught, it requires a study on the basis of behavioural psychology at personal level. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/4/2005 5:13:00 AM)


    On several levels, I'm very scared of relationships, of any sort. (Report) Reply

  • (10/3/2005 9:42:00 PM)


    susan, like the poem, when it comes to love, some times i think, no way.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 3, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 4, 2005


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