My heart beats in my chest I hear it’s pounding in my ears It says to me, “let down the wall, let yourself be loved Love yourself” I try to listen but traffic rolls by the radio announces another car chase I am distracted and I shut out the important voice that says “You are …
For so long, I’ve hidden behind a facade of independent strength. For so long, I’ve laid claim fiercely and firmly to joyous solitude. For so long, I’ve let fear overtake my passion and mask my true nature. For so long, I’ve longed for what it was I had long ago, for so long.
My heart, I keep sheltered From the world For fear of moving Forward, fearing Nothing but the Unknown My soul,I hold at bay Stopping anyone From knowing Who I truly am.