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INTENSE EMOTION

emotions are what complete our full life
if we're not careful they cause much strife
we each must choose the path feelings will take
some we embrace,others we treat as tho a mistake

we go thur our days as tho emotions dont exist
yet buried safely deep inside they rumble and insist
uncontrolled they creep to the top causing much fear
they must stay quite, they must not try to reappear

i felt these feelings long ago, ever so much more intense
so very strong they often completly blocked commen sense
always scared of who I was when in there dark control
I learned to stuff them down, before they took away my soul

I pray that deep dark emotions quietly remain asleep
maybe if I fight with all I am, my fragile dignity I will keep
if these feelings ever found away to truly break loose
my worth, self esteem gone no longer able to choose

anger,fear, resentment and hate all raise an evil head
I must find away to stand stronge, before I end up dead
please deal with all you feel, simple learn to cope
even with these emotions days can be filled with hope
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Submitted on October 25, 2013

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hello I am a 50yr old mother of five and grandmother of seven. i just recently married my best friend of ten years, i dont know what took us so long, all i know is that we were meant to be he is truly my soul mate. about 20yrs ago i wrote all the time i managed to put together a book of poems called growing pains but as i am poor at spelling and punctuation and there was no such thing as lap tops and no spell check i trusted a close friend to edit it, i failed to keep my own copys why i dont know well i never saw her or the book again. most of the poems were painful dark heart felt poems because my life was in a really bad place and i felt like a fool for trusting her. well i refused to write after that for a long time then life started getting better as i grew and searched intill i found my self i started thinking about writing again but as i had only written from a place of intense pain i had no idea where to start so i wasted 20yrs of living what i now realize could have been great verse. than on the night of my wedding i wrote two souls joining and my new husband got his first look at my verse and was impressed {of course he is biased] i often tell him that if the world could see me thru his eyes life would be a trip. well anyways he started encouraging me to to atleast write ten min a day. well that was sept 13th and i feel as tho i have found my voice again and this time i found my self able to write both happy and sad. i look forward to sharing my work with all of you and injoying all your wonderful writes as well. and who knows maybe someday i will come across a book of poetry called growing pains and all that will matter is that its being read. i wish you all many great writes and i thank you all from the bottem of my heart for the time you spend reading my work thank you for the input. be blessed more…

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