Only the brave

meandthreelittles

I said to him, “I don’t think you should read my poetry. I’m far too passionate and intense for most people. I may scare you away like the rest. I’m raw and honest and I don’t pull any punches.”
He said, “I know you are very passionate and that’s what makes you so incredible. And as far as scaring everyone away…they’re all a bunch of cowards. Do you really want to be with someone who isn’t brave enough to let themselves feel you? Someone too cowardly to fall in love with you?”
Then it hit me. I was feeling sad for myself that I was something to run from; when all along, I am just that girl in the tower that only the bravest would attempt to love.
And the truth of that from his lips hit me like an iceberg. And I drowned in his sincerity and his courage.

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About VeraValentine

I am a writer who writes and chases the one thing that always seems to evade me; true love. For more insight into my mind and thoughts, please visit me on Facebook or Tumblr. https://www.facebook.com/Veravalentinethepoet http://poetveravalentine.tumblr.com View all posts by VeraValentine

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