Don't Hide

Don't Hide

by Elizabeth Challinor

Cruel dark streak

Don't hide

I know you are there

Don't pretend to be meek

Or kind

I feel you flare up


When feelings of betrayal

Drag you on their circular trail

Of broken memories

You thought

They would save you

From yourself

Now all you have is me

With my soft warm lips

Feel them on the back of my hand


They are all you need

To take you

To the other side

Of your colourful self

Elizabeth Challinor