As I Am

byLady_Blackhawk©

Can you see me
Can you look at me
Can you venture through my eyes

Learning all that my life is, was, or could be

I never fully trusted anyone
Never wanted anyone inside my head
I never wanted someone close to my heart

Without the risk there is no chance of falling, without falling there is no chance to fly

Dance with me
Take my hand, onto the floor
If I look a fool then a fool I shall be

I've played the fool for too long as it is,
only a fool never takes that first step

Falling hurts
Letting yourself crash, painfully
Worse is to stay static and safe,
to be nothing, never having lived

Love, I don't mind dying
as long as I had the chance to love
for without that hope life
truly holds no meaning

Report Story

byLady_Blackhawk© 3 comments/ 2827 views/ 0 favorites

Share the love

Report a Bug

1 Pages:1

Please Rate This Submission:

Please Rate This Submission:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Please wait
Recent
Comments
by Anonymous

If the above comment contains any ads, links, or breaks Literotica rules, please report it.

There are no recent comments (3 older comments) - Click here to add a comment to this poem or Show more comments or Read All User Comments (3)

Add a
Comment

Post a public comment on this submission (click here to send private anonymous feedback to the author instead).

Post comment as (click to select):

You may also listen to a recording of the characters.

Preview comment

Forgot your password?

Please wait

Change picture

Your current user avatar, all sizes:

Default size User Picture  Medium size User Picture  Small size User Picture  Tiny size User Picture

You have a new user avatar waiting for moderation.

Select new user avatar:

   Cancel