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Butterfly

Butterfly

I wonder if it hurts To become a butterfly To go from a being of the ground to one made for the sky But as if that pain wasn’t enough To then endure the task of breaking the cocoon Coming out of its shell It’s so much work to become a butterfly, so much to endure But oh how beautiful you are

Religion vs Relation

Religion vs Relation

Religion comes with a set of rules It makes you feel as though you can’t make mistakes  A Utopian society created by the world’s idea of church It gives less than it takes  But when it comes to God I don’t want religion, I want relation I need a friend I need a lover A confidant A safe place to rest in chaos Someone to ease pain when life produces distress Religion attempts to create structure; relationship just feels more…

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I Miss You

I Miss You

Sometimes, in order to forgive and grow, you first have to acknowledge the pain. My father passed away from suicide when I was young, and this is a poem I wrote to him acknowledging the capacity of a daughter’s love for a father she barely knew. This always happens when least expected This feeling of love and rejection A heart breaking feeling Missing you I feel my heart beat, and I know you aid its pulse I feel my heart-break, and…

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