! Trapped !

Rating: 3.1
Deep within a cell of my own making,
The door remains unlocked -
I have but to open it;
Refuge from the world outside my door,
From the trappings of my mind -
The choice is mine;

Self-preservation holds me prisoner,
No shackles bind me here -
Yet here I stay;

Outside the world is scarey beautiful,
Safely predictable within -
What could it hurt?

Let me push that boundary just a little,
Fresh and sweet the air -
Through that open door.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Saadat Tahir 02 June 2009
shouldnt have opened that door linda...heres a bad bad guy...happens to the best of us very nice lines the beauty lies in the simplicity and the flow a paradox of privacy and desire to rove... great cheers
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Shashendra Amalshan 01 June 2009
hey I liked the paradox here... 'Outside the world is scary beautiful'.... but some times i feel it is all bitterness and pain../ nice poetic expressions.liked it..10+++ regards shan
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Ridge Cahill 31 May 2009
May we all be glad that your talent is not trapped, as it continually flows freely through the door left ajar. As always – wonderful in every way!
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Anita Atina 28 May 2009
Lovely poem Linda, pushing the boundaries everyday, takes courage.
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Efe Benjamin 28 May 2009
beautyful poem i like this one. its touching and inspiring about the self.
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Alison Cassidy 23 May 2009
Decisions, decisions, decisions... This is a personal and finely crafted inquiry into new beginnings and the courage that must be gathered in order to confront change. You're right. It's 'easier' to stay put and ride the familiar turntable and yet the prospect of a new direction must always beckon tantalizingly. This is a deeply personal poem, with a theme that all of us near retirement must relate to with mixed feelings. Your poetry has bright eyes Linda. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
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Very truly written.Lovely poem
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Jerry Hughes 22 May 2009
.....................excellent Linda, but it's to be expected. Much love, Jerry
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Ashraful Musaddeq 22 May 2009
'Let me push that boundary just a little, Fresh and sweet the air - Through that open door.' Witty composition with nice ending,10+
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Ramesh T A 21 May 2009
Indeed enlarging small point to a big circle will give you a better space to breathe!
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