Walter Killeen Poems
|1.||Real Love Is...||12/7/2004|
|4.||How Love Dies||4/16/2009|
|5.||Perfect Tense Er Sense...||4/16/2009|
|6.||Remember (For My Children)||4/16/2009|
|7.||My Closest Companion||12/7/2004|
|8.||Together We Can||3/7/2006|
|9.||As I Gather||6/27/2011|
|10.||The Need For Touch||12/7/2004|
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The Need For Touch
To touch and be touched is perhaps the most human thing we do.
It can provoke many emotions.
Those who have been hurt, fear it; and want to run away.
Run away from the terror, the abuse, the roughness.
In running away, we feel safe.
Safe from being hurt again... Safe from feeling... But oh so alone...
We have lost trust... the trust we had as a child.
Each time we are hurt, it becomes harder to trust in another.
Trusting that, in reaching out, we won't be hurt again.
But without trust, there can be no peace..
If there is no peace, there will always be a ...