Worth It

Sometimes caring can be dangerous

A treacherous minefield full of broken hearts

That never seems to have an escape route


A gut-wrenching calamity of an inner struggle

That consumes your entire being

Until you are engulfed in agony


But perhaps it is better to hurt than to feel nothing at all

Perhaps  it is only beneficial to take great risks and gamble with your heart

In order to find the one thing that everyone spends their whole lives searching for:



Author: Catherine Caruso

Writer of words. Lover of dogs.

15 thoughts on “Worth It”

  1. We all seek love, even when we hide from the possibility of it, it is not for fear of love itself, but out of fear for losing it. Beautiful piece, I loved the touch of hope in the last verse, it made the melancholy of the first two all the more poignant. Thank you for this.

  2. I’m sort of a silent admirer of your work. It’s not that I’m a voyeur! I just read your words and they stun me. They leave me speechless. I’m learning from you. 🙂

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