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Total Eclipse of the Heart

A Poem on Self-preservation

By Michelle LiewPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Total Eclipse of the Heart
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"Turn around......" Yes, the acrostic poem Vocal challenged us to write made me think of the song by Bonnie Tyler. Many challenging situations daunt us in life, and we hide our hearts to protect our feelings. 

A total eclipse of the heart preserves our emotions and prevents hurt. Yet, it can block the inflow of blessings in one's life. How do we's

Boundaries help you prioritize your emotional well-being while still remaining open to receiving blessings. Practice self-awareness, communicate your needs clearly, and surround yourself with supportive and nurturing relationships. 

Enjoy this acrostic poem. 

Eclipse of the heart locks a broken door

Chains in place, darkness a cure

Love's entry, however, blocked

Inflow of Kindness, mocked

Perceptiveness is a pliable key

Speaking one's mind sometimes a need

Every heart and mind in place. 


About the Creator

Michelle Liew

Hi, i am an English Language teacher cum freelance writer with a taste for pets, prose and poetry. When I'm not writing my heart out, I'm playing with my three dogs, Zorra, Cloudy and Snowball.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran2 months ago

    This was so beautifully written! Loved your Acrostic!

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