Emotional traps

Acorns

Emotional claustrophobia is widespread

We fear our feelings,fear the sudden dread

We swing between attraction and dismay

Others have been seen to sink to prayer

Yet all alone at Xmas we are sad

Even our other choice was dread

People who can madden with crude noise

Feel some one else might love their voice

Silence is like music in its joy No intrusion, no strong word annoy

But if we flee intrusion at great speed

We may miss the very clues we need

Oh, to find a lover joyful in our space

When we long for touch, for wild embrace.

Copyright ©  Year Posted 2019


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