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Breaking free…

I used to be blind,

used to think that

the best way to live

was to build myself

a fortress…


Keeping others at

arm’s length kept me

from hurting, but I

didn’t know the feeling

of a caress…


And I’d rather fail

than spend this

life constantly sparing



It is time to break


Time to live and

not just be.

To get out of my shell,

brightly shining.

To remove this straightjacket,

and spread my wings…



#NovemberNotes2017 – Break the Shell * India Arie

In response to November Notes Writing Challenge by  Sarah Doughty of Heartstring EulogiesRosema from A Reading Writer and Máh from Writing is my Pensieve.❤


3 thoughts on “Breaking free…

  1. Beautiful Cyranny !!!
    Loved the poem ! Time to break free… yes it is.

    And oh, the playlist. Awesome one too 😍😍

    I always find myself falling for your writings and your blog deeper and deeper !!
    Talented Lady🌸💖

    Love you!! Xo

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