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Brave Enough

Shaz Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Brave Enough which was written by poet Shaz Cheesman. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Brave Enough

If I was ever brave enough
Pondering my feelings
What would I express to you
Could I let it all out
The depth and effect you have on me

Could I unravel it all
Make any sense of how I feel
Organise my thoughts
Engage your attention in me
Just so you get my groove

Its love I fear
So when you are near
I melt with the attraction
Emotion overwhelms
I only know how to run

Impressions from my past
Come forth to stamp a mark
That cautions me to stop
Not give in to my heart
Let you in or allow you to see

Give me the strength
Help me become brave
Push forward through the pain
That hinders me with restaint
Like barbwired in a cage

Nervous beats pounding
Distance myself
Layers of emotions
Like the evolving sea
I feel this within me

On the smooth shiny sand
You stand, guiding me in
Gently groping fragile rope
Pulling me toward the shore
To free me from my lonely raft

Finally a man who can help me see
Bringing me into the light
Shedding my old skin
All that has been locked away
Saturates me, I am finally free

Intensity that gravitates
Me to you, you to me
I am yours, you are mine
No longer do I run or hide
On the tip of my tongue
Embracing that I love you

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  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:34:00 PM
    Just wanted to say hi and see how you are doing.

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:18:00 AM
    Beautifulllllllllllllllllll....................... simply stunnning!

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 1:31:00 AM
    Soup-Mail...Oh yea! And I love you too.. <3 (o: Ha ha..

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 12:07:00 PM
    Shaz, you smoothy you, I just love this very romantic write..David

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 8:23:00 PM
    great girl,love it Shaz

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 9:49:00 AM
    Good morning Shaz, I hope you are having a great weekend.

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 2:21:00 AM
    An awesome write here shaz love it, xoxoxo Carma

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 12:13:00 PM
    Shaz, beautifullly stunning, and I certainly get your groove, love it...nice to be back and read your work again...David

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/17/2012 4:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you so much for reading my poems David. I feel special that you take the time to read them. Thank you - Shaz
  1. Date: 11/14/2012 7:50:00 AM
    You sure let it all hang out, my dear Shaz! Well written! Love and big hugs, Jack xxx

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/17/2012 4:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey Jack......aaaaaw thankyou - mwah
  1. Date: 11/10/2012 9:01:00 AM
    Good morning, soup mail.

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/17/2012 4:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Always gr8 to get soup mail :)
  1. Date: 11/7/2012 5:39:00 PM
    Wow! You really put it out there! This is a very gripping poem.I love everything about it. Nice write here.. :o)

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/8/2012 12:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    yeah kinda did put it all out there...lol. Sometimes its just good to do that for my soul - otherwise i would crumble.
  1. Date: 11/4/2012 1:43:00 AM
    of love n time, and love divine, a lady sweet n true....

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/8/2012 1:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    hey thanks Don....sweet and true ......thats me :)
  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:18:00 AM
    A moving but beautifully written poem Shaz. - A scar will always healing and there will your heart also. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 11/8/2012 1:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ThankU Anne-Lise very much - mwah
  1. Date: 10/23/2012 1:57:00 AM
    Hi Shaz Yeah you have to rebuild a broken heart and trust that can take time, this is excellent, I like it, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 11:09:00 AM
    We all put up walls after being hurt! To be free is in the demolition of those walls. Beautiful ending, because you can love again. Good write!