Thought Safe Fears

Hidden in layers well kept
Folded in fours, my secrets
Scrunched are some, discarded
Sealed are others, tied marred

Deep within my thoughts
Covered in silence
Imposed not on the verbal
Revealed only in minds turmoil

Moments may unleash fear
Caution ceases me, not clear
Afraid warns me to silence
Trepidation reads my lips, defiant

Doubt plays with fear to score
Tension rally’s his team, implore
In minds eye threat counsels alarm
Peril will risk not, terror armed

Panic conceals me from sharing
Masking fright in mind, uncaring
Shackles my thoughts to speak not
Veiled in psyche’s damaging plot

Strip me from this fear that entangles
Unleash me from minds horrors mangled
Unfold the secrets fear longs to keep
Untie me from marred, unravel, seep

Quietly assurance woos to my aid
Encouraging peace to fold raid
Sealing panic to forever’s future
Tying terrors controlled gesture

Realising me to freedom’s dance
Holding my hand to freely enhance
No longer subject to thought safe fears
My mouth, my heart, my life holds tranquilities

Salwa Samra © 2012 

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About salwasamra

Salwa is the owner and creator of Poet's Room. Salwa has a passion to have Poetry rise from the ashes of days gone by to modern day reading material. Poet’s Room will offer the reader the opportunity to sit within its room, enjoy of its surroundings through words that will touch any reader. Pick and choose from Salwa's varied assortments. Poet’s Room is welcoming, intriguing, and inspiring. Take a tour, relax, contemplate and enjoy the variety of Poetry. Salwa has authored two books, a Non Fiction book - "Web of Losing Me," and "Poet's Room - Volume I." As a writer of Non-Fiction, Poetry, Creative Writings and Fiction, Salwa extends herself in many writing projects. Salwa has contributed a short story - Dreams Didgeridoo - to an Australian Anthology. Salwa is currently working on her third book - Colour Me In - a fiction story of a young lady and her forceful culture. Salwa's Lebanese culture is deep-seated in poetry and philosophy, her writings are influenced by her historic culture. Throughout Salwa's growing years her father habitually recited Arabic Poetry. Though Salwa couldn't understand most of the poetic words because they were in classic Arabic it truly did have an impact on her and her writings. The richness of the words, the depths of affluence on Salwa's cultural history, traditions, and customs, has truly reigned in Salwa to follow through in her poetic writings. Salwa commit's herself to continue in this depth from her culture, and its richness of philosophy and poetry. Her desire is to encourage the reader to think beyond what is written, to contemplate life's experiences, to long to be intrigued, and inspired, thus, Salwa finds herself writing about topics that reflect nature, emotions, sentiment, and experiences of the human body, mind, and spirit, consequently, reaching further into the culture that built in Salwa the love for poetry, the passion for writing. Salwa's Christian faith is another integral facet of her writings, being the cornerstone of her inspirations. Her study in Theology and Creation has influenced Salwa to share with her readers the beauty, diversity and challenges the world has to offer.
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