Inspired by Reena Exploration Challenge 85 . She is entangled Enchanted Enraged Rooted in her past Afraid for her future Too many times she has been taken advantage of People always feel she’ll always be there Strong, unaffected, resilient; always catching what they throw at her She’s starting to show fatigue, anxiety and defeat She […]

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I don’t know when I can’t be bothered to count down the days But I know a time will come When you need me You’ll search You’ll call Scream and Yell Yet you’ll turn up empty handed You’ve burned me for the last time I’m done with your lies Your disappointment and regret My mind […]

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She dares to be free In a world teaching captivity She eclipses herself Breaking her mold Defying the expectation



If I had stopped If just for a moment To memorize every detail Would it hurt like this? Would I be able to reach back inside the memories And find comfort Be confident that you’d remain this close Even as the years pass, and I grow old If I had known our time was coming […]

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I think of you

I think of you Every time I drive past our favorite places I think of you Every time I smell blueberries I think of you Every time I see two friends hug I think of you Every time I hear certain songs I think of you You’ve changed me twice First when we met Young, […]

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See Me

Eyes hide the truth Years of torture Pain Regret All held together With bravery and grit In a world of shambles Demons, darkness Dont look too close You’ll see cracks in my foundation The voices trying to escape Fighting In direct coraliation Secrets buried Beneath smiles and white lies As to not spoil the grand […]

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I try to escape myself Pull away from the darkness The hatred, the rage Once separated I am but a shell A hollowed version of what was . . . . . Photo courtesy of Pinterest

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. My war is won Not with action but with voice Small kindnesses everyday Until victory is had And the reflection settles. . . Photo courtesy of Pinterest

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. . Go through the motions Put on the face Utter the mantra Don’t settle for this place Two steps forward One leap back Take a look around Go on the attack Win or lose Fight or flight Take what’s yours Do what’s right Simplest of words Require little thought Full of instinct Life well […]

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I… Am weakened by the silence Made stronger with remorse Lost the battle Uncharted course I… Am dancing with anticipation Ignorant to what’s next Continuous wonder Intrigued and perplexed I… Am blinded with love Full of compassion Raw emotion Unadulterated passion I… Am consumed with doubt Weighed down by hate Struggling to survive Resisting my […]