Breaking down walls

Not all fortress walls are stone and mortar, towering barriers, impenetrable to enemies and beasts. A façade built brick by brick, and held together by fear, pain and mistrust. Some are as flimsy as the wind. A mere mirage, a trick of the eye, not protecting, but imprisoning captives behind the fortress gate. Created in [...]

Bonfire

Stick by rigid stick A wall built around my heart Impenetrable True love's red, hot heat Passionate, tempestuous Ignited a blaze A bonfire lit Funeral pyre piled high With old hurts and pain Raising from the ash A new heart tempered by flame Indestructible