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Layer Upon Layer

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Poetry 

You can't see me.

I have layer upon layer

surrounding me.

They are all different

colors, shapes and sizes,

hiding me, keeping me safe inside.

As time as gone on,

I can feel them getting heavy.

I carry them around anyway.

They get old, they fray, they tear

but I hold on to them,

these layers.

Because, well, what would happen

if you see me?

In fact, what would happen

if I actually saw myself?

I'm not sure what is underneath anymore.

As I have been hiding from you,

I have bee...

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In The Shadows

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, In : Spiritual 
~One From The Archives.  Enjoy!~
In the shadows
Hides the past
The things I thought I left behind
The people who impacted me
In the shadows
Hides my clear sight
The soft hue is fuzzy and grey
The confusion sets in
In the shadows
Hides my fears
The burden I no longer want to carry
But the shadows flicker with reminders
In the shadows
Hides my pain
A reminder of tragedy gone by
Threatening to show themselves in the light
In the shadows
I remind myself it isn't real
They are fading, f...

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Didn't I once see you fly?

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Sunday, September 27, 2009, In : Spiritual 

I can't seem to find you
behind that wall so high
you seem to be hiding
didn't I once see you fly?

There are others who will ground you
but I don't understand why
they may have opinions
but I hope they aren't ones you buy

You may think it's easier
to sit down and hide
but I see you as you are
my eyes are open wide

You are who you are
don't let anyone tell you you're less
you are the one
that knows yourself the best

Come out from behind that wall, my dear
hold your head up high
let them ta...

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