Tag Archives: self-acceptance

Signposts

Looking back, she could see the truth, see where she began to come undone, spending too much time wondering why others walked a road with preset signposts when her road had none. No signposts and no destination, she came to … Continue reading

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Knowing Where to Look

Years became decades, empty steps on empty roads searching for her lost self, tear-filled breakdowns on a loop turning backwards, checking unwelcoming doors that refused to help. Doors became barriers, each voice on the other side new hatreds to endure, … Continue reading

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Internal Progression

Run. To run. Running. Oppression crushing, a step by step progression seeking sanctuary. Lifeless wanderer looking for life, her life, what it’d be to live without lies. Search. To search. Searching. Cradling self-awareness, carved staircase curling around truth denied. Each … Continue reading

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Effervescence

She dared to open the light, truth and effervescence mixing within, propelling her to an enlightened place, arms out wide in a meadow of knowing learning about self-discovery. She was outside herself, yet deep inside. She twirled, self-acceptance awaiting the … Continue reading

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The Self-Made Prison

Looking back across the intervening years, she saw the prison she’d built for protection, each stone her own. Walls shielded her heart, her secret, the castle’s strength keeping life at bay, no one more tormented within than she. She tortured … Continue reading

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Invisible

A marble bench, the living passing by, “In Memory,” the bench declared to those approaching from behind. Looking ahead, couples merged, that life, was for her the life that never was, society rendering her unheard. The hollowness bestowed, she’d filled … Continue reading

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Becoming

If not now, when? In the springtime of her mind, becoming who? Choosing, dream sleep stirring waking the way. A hand closing doubt. Sensation racing across an ebony sky, touching alabaster. A scream falling silent, tranquility’s fluttering wings. Emergence, wearing … Continue reading

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The Horizon Behind Her Eyes

The horizon behind her eyes, her vision there, her true self inside waving in the distance. Visible. Almost in reach. Clarity was calm. Distractions passed through. Knowing the truth, what she must do. Certainty urged mind climbing to thrive. She … Continue reading

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Caught Between

Push and pull, caught in the middle, growing up too fast and not growing up at all. She wanted to hide, to cry in silence. She wanted to scream, let them know why. It made no sense wanting to die, … Continue reading

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In a Room Meant for One

In a room meant for one, the storm within shared space with dysphoria, the face looking back not her own. In a room holding two, other thoughts wrestled her own, the other voice accepted by those who didn’t know the … Continue reading

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