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Breaking Down Barriers

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Breaking Down Barriers

The day has come to hear the inner voice
Once whispering now yelling it out loud,
The time has come to make a simple choice,
Or drown in shame and forget to be proud.
For years it has been tugging at my heel.
Until I kicked it down and turned away,
Too scared to face the truth and how I feel,
The time for love would come another day.
Yet now the day has come and I feel fear,
Afraid of passion taking o’er my heart,
All senses lost as thoughts now fall apart
But worse, the fear of not having her near.
All barriers broken by her sweet touch,
For her, the girl I love beyond too much.





Form: Australian Sonnet

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  1. Date: 6/8/2012 12:42:00 PM
    A beautiful day full of sunshine and good cheer. I am so happy to be able to read your poetry today Jemmy. I wish you a weekend of sunshine and joy and hope you continue to find the inspiration to continue your writing. Will be back reading come Monday I hope. Love, Carol

    Farmer Avatar Jemmy Farmer
    Date: 6/10/2012 3:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Carol
  1. Date: 6/8/2012 8:35:00 AM
    A very nice sonnet...I enjoyed reading this.

    Farmer Avatar Jemmy Farmer
    Date: 6/8/2012 11:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Leo