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My heart is too scared

Divnoor Kaur

My heart is too scared to dream again,
To try till my last fall,
Have people mention what I did wrong
As if it is impossible for me to get along

My heart is too scared to face the fall,
To have flaws painted on the walls,
Have people scratch the old wounds
As if my path is forever doomed

My heart is too scared to take a critic’s call,
To have my efforts measured on their clock,
Have people decide for me with their words
As if my life is their show to watch

My heart is too scared to accept the claims,
To have the courage to take the blames,
Have people show off with their fame
As if my wings of success are chained

My heart is too scared to choose an aim,
To have the gratitude for what all I gained,
Have people nullify how far I came
As if my journey was nothing but a shame

My heart is too scared to forgive myself,
To have faith in my actions as well,
Have people conclude for my life so well
As if the truth is the stories they tell

My heart is too scared to be carefree,
To listen and follow my heart’s beat,
Have people take over my rhythm of life
As if my soul was worth the sacrifice


1 comment

  • Bro !💙

    Sonakshi Batra

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