mend

I didn’t want to leave my past behind… So I held on until my fingers ran red with the pain… You can fall in love with the tears and the misery… But staying in the past will never change it… No matter what you do, in this way you can’t set yourself free… Letting go…

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within

I lost my dad at thirteen… But I lost him long before… And all the fantasies in the world will never bring him back… I wondered what I did wrong… How I could be abandoned more than twice… It hurts me to this day… The wounds dig deep into me… I kept chasing false hopes…and…

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dismissed

she looked to him as a hero… until she found the hero within herself. she needed to hear her own voice… believe in her own mind. trust in her heart to guide her along the way. so she… practiced a little more compassion to the harshness internalized over the years. and she was a little…

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disappeared

I held onto the fantasy for so long…the scenes blurred into reality…. Somewhere along the line…through your own eyes I could only see… And I stayed a child, helpless and dependent upon a hero who was broken underneath his medals… But I’m beginning to know and love the woman I’ve become…long after the dust has…

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