Glen Hope, PA USA
Holding My Heart
All my life, I have waited
for my knight in shinning armor,
my kindred spirit if you will.
Countless nights, Iíve spent dreaming
of happier moments sure to come;
wondering if I could ever find someone
that would awaken lost passions
hid deep inside.
Wanting not only to live,
but to live life to itís fullest.
Wanting more out of life
than to simply exist.
A heart, once soft,
hardened by time.
A trust, once freely given,
frozen by betrayal.
Tears cried enough for a lifetime,
with no more to cry.
So much easier not to feel,
than to feel the hurt.
So much easier not to care,
than to care too much.
I built up walls
through which no one could enter;
tough exterior to hide my weakness inside.
You found it anyway;
tore down my walls
as I simply watched them crumble
to the ground.
I told you that it frightened me
to feel again.
You took my hand
and promised it would be alright.
Crazy as it seems, I believed you
and followed where you led.
I stood by as you gently opened
the door to my heart.
I watched as you grasped it in your hand,
tenderly molding it between your fingers
until it was soft again.
I trembled as I felt the rush
of feelings long dead.
Then I opened my soul
and found contentment.
Opened my eyes
and truly saw the world.
Opened my heart
And there I saw you.
Man can not discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.