Be silent
is quiet

Be brave
It’s for free

Stay low
You’ll get hurt

But I ache!

Is it loneliness?
Or fear?

Is it death
Or hope?

I want you
I need you

To hold and recognize me
I was hidden so long
Now I am out

Can you see me?

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Gabriela Gusita

Gabriela Gusita, MA, is a licensed psychologist working in private practice in Athens, Greece, and a very active professional. She is a co-founder of the International Ferenczi Study Groups and an active member of the International Forum on Violence. She is devoted to her profession as a relational psychoanalytic psychotherapist as part of her path toward personal evolution in life. Gabriela can be contacted at .

How to Cite This:

Gusita, G. (2023). Hiding out [poem]. Clio’s Psyche, 29(2), 192.

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