C.Ann Penning

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Walls - Poem by C.Ann Penning

Trepidation
Strangles the soul
Forbidding it to live

Happiness is but a dream,
a fairy tale of a life once led

Shall I plan less, live more
dwell less, create more?

Building the walls
one block at a time,
leave room for a door
or seal it shut forever?

If I peeled away the layers
would I find me in the core


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  • (6/17/2013 11:29:00 AM)


    a lovely write, it is penned beautifully. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, July 29, 2013


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