(To have believed, again...)

She said it would hurt once,
and that it would be worth it.

I ran a hand over my scars—
they yet burned my heart.

I knew I would hurt for eternity,
worse, because I yet believed,
and believing failed me


Photo by Christopher Paul High on Unsplash

9 thoughts on “Scarred

  1. I’m so deeply moved in the way you structure out your thoughts in your verse Scarred. You practically adorn the page with so much dignity, – to have believed agan. God!!! Your beautifully embellished page makes me cry, for I know scarred has a permanent effect on the mind, because that in itself is the healing process.

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    1. I agree, scarred has a permanent effect.
      This piece came out of a deep scar. And I have to admit… I shed a tear or more before I wrote it. The words would play and replay in my mind day and night. I couldn’t wait to bleed it all out.
      I am glad and sad that you felt my lines here, because Scarred is depth.
      Thank you for your expression ❤

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    1. The depth ❤

      I am glad these lines spoke to you and, though sad, it is also comforting to relate. Thank you for sharing as much ☺


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