Tag Archives: Sensory

Can I Hug You? – Part 2

“I’m through accepting limits Cuz someone says they’re so Some things I cannot change But till I try I’ll never know Too long I’ve been afraid of Losing love, I guess I’ve lost Well if that’s love It comes at … Continue reading

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Rose Colored Glasses

Sometimes I wish I knew what it felt like to feel at peace with the world. For me, I feel like the world is buzzing around me. The lights, the sounds, the textures, and so on and so on. I … Continue reading

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Everything – A Poem

For dVersePoets: OLN A slammed door changes everything The pain itself is nearly crippling BREATHE Every sound that follows feels like crashing bolts of internal lightning BREATHE Two trembling hands can only keep out so much sound- to pacify these … Continue reading

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Calming Down

Sometimes it’s easier said than done to relax. I am working on my building on my coping skills for relaxing in stressful situations. As someone who almost always feels anxious, this is so important as part of my daily routine. … Continue reading

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Acceptance (The Real Kind)

I am almost always the first to apologize when things go wrong. I don’t like holding grudges and I have a hard time understanding when someone holds one against me. I know that not everyone is the same, but I … Continue reading

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Am I Worthy?

I have written a lot about touch recently and how important it is to me. I’ve talked about letting go. I’ve identified so many things to let go of. I’ve talked about how hard it is for me to let … Continue reading

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Hush – A Poem

Your woven hands surround me Like the soft glow of starlight Hushing my heavy heartbeat As you hold me, so tightly In the stillness of the night Gretchen Leary 2013 http://www.gretchenleary.com

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