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The Difficulty of Trust

Updated on September 16, 2012
if you can live with yourself you can live with anything - KC
if you can live with yourself you can live with anything - KC | Source

We see what we want

safer yes?

these words, my mask

not knowing anything

then keystrokes

and the effect they convey

would we be better

to lay ourselves bare

though many protest

intimacy with the untested

giving us pause at the zipper

I offer to you this

maybe it helps

mostly not at all

only conveying understanding

education in the thought

the ability to touch where this touches you

stirring your self knowledge

maybe that is all I can expect.

Reading my other foot steps

getting the wrong impression

I explain things I think

things I feel

conditions of perception

not my reality

only dominant themes in my perception

I love you now

as I didn't before

willing myself to be explicit

not knowing how

straight speech being more impaired

then this mode

must give us pause


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      Jaggedfrost 5 years ago

      That is true, I have often found that scars from past wounds also hinder motion and emotion. That isn't to say that this is a good thing or preferable. Sometimes I feel like it is the price of doing business.

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      This is deeply written; I read it repeatedly. The difficulty of trust emerges once a small wound becomes gangrene. It is difficult to give trust back to its fullest though there could be little left to it. This time, it will just be too hard. Love binds all things together, trust must follow and given without one to beg for it to the extent of acceptance and for love to begin anew.

      Beautiful and interesting!