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Taken as an instinct of being

Causing a reluctant air of silence

And coming with forms of mood

Without any sense of control

Bringing mind and body to standstill

Leaving you pacified by your own self

Is a word called shy!

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  1. Date: 8/27/2012 3:01:00 PM
    It's kinda like, I'm o.k., about you I'd rather not say. congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:41:00 PM
    OLAJIDE, congratulations with your featured poem of the week. :-) Always~PD

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 1:51:00 PM
    You describe the emotion well. Welcome to Poetry Soup! How is the weather in Nigeria? It has been hot here in New York City. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish