Category: poetry

My Own Eulogy

Before we die, I will have roamed where the wild things are, I will have loved in all the spaces I was afraid to love, I will have lived by my own rules and broken those rules over and over again, I will have healed and broken and healed and broken again realising I was

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Wildfire

When you feel that heaviness what do you do? Do you allow it to flow or do you tighten up like a screw? Forcing things into holes that they don’t really fit. Hoping maybe one day you will manage to forget all about it. Praying those feelings will just disappear But instead finding out they

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Releasing it all

The sound came She roared She felt everything that had been holding her back She screamed for the times she felt judged She screamed for the times others didn’t feel her Her soul screamed for journeys past Bile rose Bile escaped She heaved with all her might She felt the arms of support engulf her

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Free – is she free?

Oh to be free, she thought. Like the wind blowing through the trees Or the ocean rolling it’s waves onto the shore. This cage feels dense Heavy and unshakeable Can she break free? Is the cage within her mind able to be broken? Choose, they say, You just have to choose So she chooses Yet

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Letter from Mama Earth

She sees you, you know She knows of the love you desire The love that you give away so freely She knows how much that fills you up She also knows that sometimes you don’t know when to stop Sometimes you place that love in places it remains unseen Undervalued you feel But you aren’t

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She Smiles

She smiles Yet it doesn’t reach her eyes The depth of her pain Kept locked away inside She yearns to reach out And express the whirlwind within Yet her past torments her Reminders crawling on her skin Will she? Won’t she? Or will she close up and flee? Past patterns repeating Until one day she

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It’s only today

Today I’m in my shit Today I don’t feel worthy Today I don’t feel like showing up Today I don’t feel like it matters if I show up Today all my shit is on the surface Today I’m in a fuck you mood Today my stomach is turning Today the tears are falling Today the

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To the girl I was then – I forgive you

To the girl I was then – I forgive you. I forgive you for believing that you didn’t matter. I forgive you for thinking that what you had to say wasn’t worth other people listening. I forgive you for thinking you needed to be perfect to help anyone else. I forgive you for the things

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