Confessions of the Heart

Confessions of the Heart

A Poem by Traci

Two separate identities, yet we share one thought process

now accepted with mutual understanding

sparked by triggers, fueled by ups and downs

uncertainty, anger, sadness 

distress back with a vengeance

emotions not black nor white

but always mournful shades of gray

Along on a journey

should be a wild and wondrous ride

full of discovery, dreams and promises

yet for one, I…a puppet on display

wear a mask, a façade;  happy for all to see

yet deep beneath the surface

I am of your blood, more like you than I seem

I love and hate the way the mind works

feeling as if it is merely a foreign object

one that continues to betray

yet at the root of my soul

 hope resounds through darkness,

to in the end, save.

not a moment of weakness,

but a moment of strength.

© 2017 Traci

Author's Note

We all face struggles and misfortunes in life. Mine has changed me. Allowing my tears to flow in my ink helps to influence others when they are down and sorrowful. You are never alone.

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Deep self awareness, as you have expressed, is a blessing.
Beautifully penned

Posted 2 Months Ago

wow....this is deep, enjoyed reading

Posted 3 Months Ago

Realised that in spite of our exchanges about life and such, i've not reviewed you for ages.. and here I am.. gasping at your beautiful words.

' I…a puppet on display ~ wear a mask, a façade; happy for all to see ~ yet deep beneath the surface ~ I am of your blood, more like you than I seem.. '

No matter who we are, no matter how we might appear, clothed in Self for self.. we do feel much the same at least part of time allowed. We strive
to help, listen.. try to use, give and share what's best in mind and heart. Perhaps.

Posted 3 Months Ago

This is moving and powerful. You are indeed a pillar of hope, your fortitude and passion echo through your words. I enjoy the way you write because it makes me feel something, it's not just a good feeling, it's an empowering feeling to never give up and keep pushing to be better. Great write Traci, you keep the shadows at bay and teach us how to live in the light.

Posted 5 Months Ago

the journey is so much traveled inside...that journey others never really see...they can't imagine how much the toll can be...and we do move in and out of the darkness...the train goes through dark tunnels...and sometimes it is hard to recuperate from that.

Posted 5 Months Ago

Hoping your road is brighter, today! Great poem

Posted 5 Months Ago

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Added on September 19, 2017
Last Updated on September 19, 2017




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