To these thoughts
To this way of thinking
By my own inhibitions
By old memories
By endless repetitions
By countless lies
By longing and desire

Yet he cupped my chin
In his gentle palm
Spoke softly:
Your bonds are broken
Come and step free

Oh how I wish I could believe him
Release me from the chains
That are me

©️tara caribou – 2018

10 Comments on “Shackled

  1. She’ll never believe him because she doubts herself.
    Easier for her to run.
    ‘I know… I’ll write a sappy poem’.

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  2. The struggle you are going through is a real challenge and you capture it beautifully. Step free… risking the fall is the only was to rise.

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