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Burnout

There is a tiredness that seeps into the soul. Not a lack of sleep or some physical exhaustion; No, this weariness originates in the mind, From which it stretches forth, Penetrating the deepest recesses of…Continue readingBurnout

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Sidewalks

When I am on the sidewalk I sometimes wish That a truck would hit me In a tragic accident. Saving me the trouble The guilt The responsibility Of doing it myself. I will do it…Continue readingSidewalks

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Reduced

I used to make you feel safe,Encouraged you to share,To trust me.Somewhere along the wayWe switched places:I became the same as everyone else.Continue readingReduced

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Collage

I collected the invitations To events I had missed: Weddings, showers, parties All unattended, reply cards unsent. Their photos covered my wall.Continue readingCollage

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Dissimilar

I opened my soul to you,Shared my secrets. You listened and smiled,Told you me you were similar.Knowing all the whileYou were not.Continue readingDissimilar

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Liability

I let myself Be drawn in,Relaxed my guard.But yours was still up.Continue readingLiability

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Not Anymore

Everything we didEverything we saidEverywhere we wentAll in the past.Now when I see youYour face reminds meOf everything I lost.Continue readingNot Anymore

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Unprotected

Vulnerable,So very vulnerable.And all for what?Connection?Love?I was safer when I buried my heart.Continue readingUnprotected