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Quotes tagged “Finding Yourself”
I want to stay.
I want to leave.
I am three oceans away from my soul.”
with only my heartbeat keeping me company,
and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been.”
And you were searching, even then.
But you were trying to make homes
out of temporary people.
Trying to find yourself in the body of a stranger
who could never fill you, never complete you,
never satisfy the longing in your chest
to be both protected and set free,
both loved and let go.”
A sky that promised new beginnings
with every flickering star.”
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
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