Don’t Argue

He tore me up inside. Nights I could only stay in bed and hide. Still it gets me breaking down sometimes. My mind can’t help but repeat the damage of his crimes. This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. Don’t use the argument again, stop saying it’s for the sake of the family. The…

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Thank You

It will take time to silence the ways of the past. It will take time to make new memories as life passes by too fast. I’ll cherish the sunshine and the rain. I’ll treasure the joy, the love, the pain. Some day I’ll thank you.. for not fighting enough for family. I won’t hold onto…

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Wounded

Words of sorry…. Shameful apologies. But the regret I once felt…leaves suddenly. Emotions run high, but they constantly change. Sometimes you have to end the story, or re-write a new page. Love sometimes means letting go of your pride. Being vulnerable enough to show someone your wounded side.

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Transactional Love

Your love was a transaction, a cold give and take. Absent of emotional connection, every act empty and fake. But you showed me your life was…one where love becomes a purchase completed impersonally. You are who you are and there was no way for you to fully see… Your mind works in ways of calculations,…

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Personally

I take everything a little too personally… Your words take me back to a time where I was feeling helplessly. Before you even speak I have the narrative written in the ink of negativity. Convinced without reason you will treat me the same way he did, controlling me completely. For a long time I wouldn’t…

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Time

Was tempted to let you get to me today…. But my heart was telling me to go another way… Maybe those old habits will always want to stay, And maybe a part of me will always struggle to be okay. There’s beauty in the process of healing and I”ll give it time… I’ll give it…

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Courage

Time spent reliving pain, for a time felt worthwhile. But my heart grew heavier, mile after mile. Healing was a kind of hell I never imagined. It took years to process the aftermath of what had happened. Thankful for the laughter, as well as the tears. And for the courage to face the darkest of…

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