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#Poetry: The Real Me? #MPBooks

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Hello everyone.  I’m afraid I’m a bit behind since New Year with getting out my posts.  They are coming but I’ve been away and so it’s taking longer than planned.  Anyway, just a quick poem for you today.  Please be aware that this is a poem on the darker side, in case you are not a fan of that type.  Enjoy 🙂

The Real Me?

Did I share a part of myself,
Or would I run and hide?
Bared all and told truth,
Or wrote pretends and lied?

Did I open up myself,
Or close you off from mind?
Let you see the truth inside,
Or leave all me to find?

Did you enter inside heart,
Or would I put defence?
Let you touch deep within,
Or make space between dense?

Did you ever see true me,
Or would I keep apart?
Let you be so close to soul,
Or close away my heart?

Inspired by the daily prompt Reservation.


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4 thoughts on “#Poetry: The Real Me? #MPBooks

  1. I really like this poem! I’m not usually great with understanding poetry but it seems to me to be about the conflict of sharing yourself with others? Something I deal with daily. Its such a real struggle and I feel like the poem describes it beautifully.

    Also, I tagged you in the Amazon’s “100 Books to Read in a Lifetime” Tag: https://perfectlytolerable.com/2018/01/03/amazons-100-books-to-read-in-a-lifetime-tag/

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