Each word of this poem describes the feelings we have when we shut the doors and try to escape from the world. I hope you like it.


Compliments and criticism

Uncanny isn't it? We want people to see The best in us However the compliments Make us uncomfortable We deflect, we down play We try to distance ourselves From what we want found Yet, when someone Throws our flaws in our face Tell us we'll never overcome them Tell us we're defined by them It [...]

The Retrospect

We've all been hurt And in retrospect I realized how I went about Protecting myself from being hurt again Was actually counterproductive I made barriers and built up walls The higher and tougher the better I had nearly impassable tests And ridiculous expectations My justification was That the right one wouldn't be afraid If they [...]