Holding Back
Author: Barbara Goodhew


Why do we hold back our feelings.
To not say what we feel is a shame.
We don't want the pain of rejection.
But not sharing the truth is pain.
Without taking a chance, we will never know the gains.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Capricorn ( -- Thursday, March 10 2005, 11:51 am


Hi Barb -- I seem to have missed this one. What great sentiments you express here. Your words are so true. I think we should all take the courage to say how we feel instead of wondering and feeling bad. At least air our feelings and see if others feel the same. Good work.
barb ( -- Thursday, March 10 2005, 12:45 pm


We spend alot of time making sure we don't get hurt by letting people know how we feel. So here goes I like you cap and all the other poets lol
Capricorn ( -- Friday, March 11 2005, 12:45 pm

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I like you too Barb
barb ( -- Saturday, March 12 2005, 01:12 pm


See that didn't hurt lol.
Terrie* ( -- Sunday, March 20 2005, 07:19 pm

this is a true statement/thought doll,

i find myself pressed against that window many times...of holding feelings back...but still..trying to move forward in my life..i can be very challenging.....i'm weak but yet strong...being alone for so long i developed a solid/strong wall along w/an attitude i am sooooo surprised i haven't run my man off..LOL.. ...i love your words/thoughts as well as i love you are the solid foundatiion in these words..HAPPY SPRING!.. Terrie*
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