Insecure Poets

Insecure about writing poetry

Twisting emotions and thoughts to rhyme

Self-conscious when we are being so honest

For we are written into every line

Writing requires great vulnerability

Opening our chests is no small feat

Poets’ ribs protect no hearts

For on their sleeves is where they beat

SWD 01/2018

Updated 06/2018

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Akanksha says:

    This is amazing..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. shllyn says:

    Thank you so much!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. mysticwriter2002 says:

    Good one 😃

    Liked by 1 person

  4. floweringink says:

    This speaks to me so strongly today. I am swimming and drowning in this space right now. Thank you for sharing this.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. I can definitely relate to it. Love it

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  6. Amazingly beautiful….

    Liked by 1 person

  7. varjakBaby says:

    I actually like the lightness of this one. Lightness? Yes indeed!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. shllyn says:

    Lol thank you!

    Like

  9. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    ORT-ORT-ORT-ORT-! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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