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Worthy of Self - A Poem

Updated: 2 days ago

Say It

Standing hands on hips

Being Strong

Say it

Scared child truths

Brave from some place else

Say it

Boulder strength

Numb nerves

Deep Breath

Looking you right in the eyes

Speaking inside your core

Deep Breath. Say it

Words spilling like needles and knives

Lips bleeding, salty, stung

Deep Breath. Said it.

You, still perfect and self possessed

Not hearing. Blind to my words

Deep Breath. Silent.

Pain comes. Rejection Comes. Loss Comes.

Ridicule leaves. Pity Leaves. Tension Leaves.

Deep Breath. Say it.

More Rejection.

More Abandonment.

Friendship Gone.

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