never grew

I stayed silent when I didn’t want to…. I hid the tears when it came to you… All the love given to me at a young age was fake…. I did what I did to survive and I had no other choice but to bare their burdens and mistakes…. But my entire world fell suddenly…

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feel

I lay my head upon soft pillows and mixed feelings…. No one ever promised life would be easy…. But the only person I can ever be is… Simply me…. And I used to kill myself to fit into a box you wanted me to…. When you convinced me love was based on conditions and seeing…

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found

Was it pride? Was it fear? Don’t we all wear our wounds under thin skin… I won’t say I’m perfect… I won’t sit here and argue my case… Was I prideful then? Yes. Was I blind too? More than I knew… My heart is triggered by the slightest word… Still at times my mind struggles…

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