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Mark Hix

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The door was closed for so many years
Hidden from sight because of my fears
Only a worker of wood to my peers
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What would they say to my secret delight
Enjoyed alone, the door locked tight
Never a hint because of my fright
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Days and years sealed in my mind
While side by side with man of all kind
Never a peek of the door or behind
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[FONT=&Verdana]How will my boys react
When the seal to this door is cracked
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Educated in thought yet simple in speech
Comfortable in woods, mountains and beach
This was a hard decision to reach
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[/FONT][FONT=&Verdana]Yesterday we opened the door to new territory [FONT=&Verdana]
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Yet to those closest, still a silent victory
That I told the world: I write poetry.
 
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PiP

Staff member
Co-Owner
Hi Mark, I think you are not alone in your reluctance to tell people you write poetry. :) Well done you for finding the courage.
 

rcallaci

Staff member
Administrator
a fun delight on a poets fright-- there's a sensitive sweetness to this poem- It made me smile...

warmest
bob
 

Firemajic

Poetry Mentor
Staff member
Senior Mentor
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The door was closed for so many years
Hidden from sight because of my fears
Only a worker of wood to my peers
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What would they say to my secret delight
Enjoyed alone, the door locked tight
Never a hint because of my fright
[FONT=&Verdana]
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Days and years sealed in my mind
While side by side with man of all kind
Never a peek of the door or behind
[FONT=&Verdana]
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[FONT=&Verdana]How will my boys react
When the seal to this door is cracked
And this knowledge becomes fact[/FONT][FONT=&Verdana]
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Educated in thought yet simple in speech
Comfortable in woods, mountains and beach
This was a hard decision to reach
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Yesterday we opened the door to new territory [FONT=&Verdana]
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Yet to those closest, still a silent victory
That I told the world: I write poetry.

I like how you described yourself, " comfortable in the woods, simple in speech"... it is like you were trying to say "hey! I am NORMAL.... except for this tiny other thing... I write poetry".. lol... yeah, I know that feeling all too well... for years I wrote poetry and hid it under my bed in a box... then, I found WF, a safe place to share my passion, I had some kind, patient Mentors who gave me the courage to finally speak... I love your poem and I can easily see that you are indeed a poet... welcome ;)
 
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