Blinded by Hope

A poem on the challenge of love from Insane Roots.

Insane Roots

Oh what a fool…

Those who give their hearts to another.

The sweet taste of deception on their breath.

A child I was

In those all too gracious hands.

A beautiful love

Struck down in its prime by fear

Never to know it’s true potential

It’s power

It’s magnificence.

Drained

Battered

And bruised.

Not by its failure.

But rather

A baracade of bruises

Broken hearts

And all together

Awful things.

A fight for love

Is not a path for the weak

The weary

Or the insecure.

It is a dual for the chosen

A proud moment in time.

One where love conquers all

And all fear is shattered.

It is a love worth fighting for

A future worth the risk.

A battle for the determined

The diligent

The true.

Great love

Does not stem from the willing

The easy

The meek.

It blooms from the weary

The forgotten

The wronged.

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