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a kiss on a tired cheek. But you were not weak.
You took the world and made all yours.
And yes, you became.”
with the weight of change. You stopped trying to fit
and started to just be. Imperfect and flawed,
tough and soft,
tender and strong.”
and the sand meet
my new story begins.
I am just now
in my infinite moment
each step, a promise
of who she would one day become.”
Is filled with scar tissue
when your fists are heavier than your clay heart,
remember the broken that does not
remember the lungs that pound air in a body
too tired to kiss the sun
tell yourself you are still working on it
say healing, say taking my time
say patience, dear heart
say revolution and revelation and rising
The brain, pushing its murderous bulb
through the mud? The heart? No—
the heart is last to rise.
The first to emerge is the image.”
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