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Afraid To Love

Some days I've felt unstable
sinking into a void of disbelief
some would try to resist it
for it usually brings only grief

love they say is a pathway...
to a life of lonely remorse
an addiction to pain and sadness
that ends in showing force

the mind gets twisted
leading to a moment of tears
the hurt flowing deep inside you
a part of life you have come to fear

your ignorance to reality
has left you aching over time
the sad truth has revealed itself
nothing but shame you have come to find

there in lies the problem 
can you really love without a sad ending?
can you go through life loving someone
and expect them not pretending?

I'm Afraid To Love!!

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  1. Date: 12/31/2010 6:02:00 PM
    Felipe, congrats on your featured poem of the week. Hope you are enjoying the new year. May you be blessed with a wonderful & joyful New Year! Take care*Luv~SKAT

  1. Date: 12/31/2010 8:58:00 AM
    Beautiful write my friend! As if you've jumped into my heart and told it's story... This is one so many can relate to... Congrats on your wel deserved feature Felipe... Lay

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 7:16:00 AM
    Congrats on having your poem being featured on the Poetry Soup home page this week. Please keep your creative caps on, let your poetry pen keep painting your poetry pads with colors of creativity. Thanks for sharing this with us and have a wonderful week ahead. Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 12/27/2010 9:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup Felipe. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 11:30:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry today Felipe. May your days always be filled with good health, love beyond expectation, and an overload of inspiration. Love, Carol