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Poem About Building Emotional Walls

This poem is very symbolic of my emotional walls.

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I can relate to this poem on a personal level. More often than not, I shut people out to protect myself, but then I realize that I am left alone with my own thoughts. I just want to say...

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Diamonds

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Published: February 2014

I built walls to the heavens made of diamond.
I sit in my crystalline castle as workers reinforce the walls with steel rods.
My new home is unbreakable.

I do not like guests; they are forbidden here.
My quarters are so indestructible that they are known by the gods.
My new home is unbreakable.

I need more diamonds.
They need to build the walls higher!
My new home is unbreakable.

Years have passed. My icy walls are complete.
Now I sit alone; just me, my steel, and my diamonds.
At least my home is unbreakable.

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  • Excalibur "Holy Sword" by Excalibur "Holy Sword"
  • 3 years ago

I can relate to this poem on a personal level. More often than not, I shut people out to protect myself, but then I realize that I am left alone with my own thoughts. I just want to say thanks for putting that feeling into words.

  • Adriana Galarza by Adriana Galarza
  • 3 years ago

I wrote this years ago and came across the file on an old USB. I remembered it got published somewhere and randomly Googled it, finally finding it here. I'm glad this helped you, and I hope you're doing great!

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