Poem: Open Heart – 04/12/20

Opening my heart
a little more today,
I’ll allow access to this
beating organ,
I’ll share this with you,
I may.

I searched high and low
for the possibilities,
for the answers to my conundrums,
but the fact of the matter is,
we only experience,
and learn from the moments.

I sit beneath the moonlight
all alone,
and this is strangely the way that
I like it,
solitude is calming,
being on my own is strengthening,
I feel somewhat whole,
contemplation is beckoning.

It allows me to soften,
not harden,
unlike when I was in company and had to alter
my personality,
pandering,
assuming another type of identity,
how had I allowed this to happen to me?

Finally feeling the freedom,
opening my heart a little more
each day,
it peeks and winks through the
gap in my chest and then suddenly,
I’m exposed entirely,
unknowingly,
and it doesn’t scare me at all,
hope and light are shining my way.

© 2020 Lauren M. Hancock. All rights reserved.
Photo by Stephanie Greene on Unsplash 

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