an equal toll

vulnerability
comes in glimpses

down the drain
with the suds
off it rinses

no one peers
into a soul
without paying
an equal toll

eyes may water
eyes may tear
but for want of
or lack of fear

my lips are sealed.

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5 thoughts on “an equal toll

  1. Cody McCullough says:

    Great poem. I really loved the ending.

  2. nightlake says:

    this was really lovely..especially the last stanza

  3. Love this. Love this. Love this.

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