Vulnerability

Vulnerability short poem

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I stand naked
At the window
A rough wind
Disarranges my hair
Harsh sun rays
Beat my bosom
Into a merciless submission
And I cringe at the touch
Of your manipulative fingers

My conscience
Is like bad breath
Reeking of stale memories
Reminiscence
Eats into me
Like an incurable disease
And yet I stoop to please
But I have nothing to say

Stop. Desist.
Retract. Resist
Persistence does not pay

My skin
Clings to me
Like shrivelled up skin
On a rotten fruit
My desires
Lie scattered around
Like unwanted garbage
In my mind
As though they were
Some honest to goodness truth

Stop. Desist.
Retract. Resist.
Love is just a fluke

Come sweet death
Come to me
Stay. Engulf me
Cover the shame
That is me
And quick
Cover my naked
vulnerability

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A heart-rending account of being subjected to an agonizing experience…Moving and emotional!

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Vulnerability

Vulnerability short poem

Our hearts have this huge corner Deep deep inside Vulnerable to the slightest hurts To every criticism, negativity or slight We build walls around it Of cynicism and pride It was tender long ago Now we cover it and hide