Of hiding who I am because others might be surprised by it;
Of dampening this intensity that I feel deep within me.
I want it to erupt,
Swelling up to crash like a wave on the shore of my life.
I want to startle those who think they know me by finally showing the
Passion that drives me.
To spin out this thing –
Raw and blazing as it is.
And throwing caution,
Fling open my arms to say:
This is it
This is what I am
Accept or reject it.
And for a time, leave them to struggle with the decision
To love or fear it as I have done these many years.
SO TELL ME: What do you think of this piece?
- Did it engage you?
- Does the meaning come across? Are there any images or lines you don’t understand or find unclear?
- Are there obvious errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar?
- Do you have any suggestions for revision?
Please be brutally honest in your assessments – good, bad or indifferent.
I don’t scare easily; and I really do want to hear what YOU have to say about my work.
Many thanks in advance for your time and your criticism.
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AUTHOR: I am might war. I have a love of music, the written word, travel, Anime, polar bears, people and “sticking and colouring”.