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closed door

I was standing in front 
Of a shut door
To afraid to reach out 
And open it 
My world was spinning
And my heart was pounding
The things that stood behind that  door
Were things that I was to 
Afraid to face
Now being asked to open the 
Door I thought was 
Locked and closed forever 
Was making me shake 
The things no 
One else knew were being 
peered in by a stranger 
I keep telling my self I’m 
Not ready
I keep trying to convince
Myself it was all her fault 
I keep saying I’m over it, I’m stronger now
But if so why is this so 
Hard?
I reach out to open
The door and I start to cry
I hear voices shouting all around me
NO, Stop, I’m scared
I’m not ready, I cant tell
They scream louder as I get closer 
But my hand touches 
The door and it slowly begins to 
Open.
And then all the memories rush back
And it all begins.

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  1. Date: 10/18/2010 1:01:00 AM
    Very profound is this Trina, excellent poem, just love it. Harry

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 7:38:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry this morning. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with good health, love, and lots of inspiration Trina. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 6:00:00 AM
    Wonderful feelings nicely expressed on closed door, trina

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 6:21:00 PM
    Hi! Trina, sad and very convincing, enjoyed your poem,..p.d.