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Author Name: Freecski 2 Comments
Date Added: January 25, 2021 20:01:25 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Grieving & Loss Add To Favorites | Formatted Version
 
I'm Alone and I'm Okay
I'm alone and I'm okay You can hear everyone talk  She won't be alright once he's gone But I promise you I am strong  I promise you I'm not the one  I'm not the one to cringe and cower I won't be locked away in the tower  I am someone who will rise above  I do not need... I want, Yes I want, I desire, but no I do not need This is not something I wish to nurture The hunger within is one that strives to be independent  One that strives to be free... I am free, not only of my own demons, but from yours as well You will not hold me down Friend enemy mother lover I will not be tethered to the ground by your expectations... I will soar with the eagles you flocking pigeon You go ahead, judge me as haughty.  Those in the mediocrity always will criticize one who values their own self worth I made me I have the strength   I have the wisdom and  I have the ability to be... You did not carry me You opened no doors On the contrary it was my destiny to be more than what you wanted me to be I found the cracks in the walls  I sought out the light shining through  I dug through little by little to break out and seek what was meant for me.
I did it without you and now... I'm alone and I'm okay
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Comment By: PremiumLinda Jo on February 1, 2021 10:15:49 PM Report

I really like the thought..."I sought out the light shining through the cracks in the wall.

That was what helped you rise above and regain your self-esteem and independence. That was your beginning!

Very strong and sincere poem. 

Linda

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on January 26, 2021 12:30:13 PM Report

A telling piece. You sound confident and somewhat defensive. Whatever the case, you are ready to be independent. 

 

~Barbara D.





 


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