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Seeking Forgiveness

Some stories don’t fit inside
a person’s mouth. Some stories
just have to tell themselves.

– mightwar: Unspoken

 

At the age of fourteen, I made a promise to myself.

I promised that I would never lie to myself about what I feel – even if I lied to others.

It was a significant moment in my life.

I had spent the afternoon perched on a windowsill, weighing the pros and cons of committing suicide.

That promise was a culmination of hours of processing: a decision about how I chose to face the trials that tested my spirit and left me mute.

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If Your Universe Has No Moon …

“Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck by the difference between what things are and what they might have been.”
– William Hazlitt

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Unspoken

Some stories don’t fit inside
a person’s mouth. Some stories
just have to tell themselves.
 

 
 
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  • Does the meaning come across? Are there any images or lines you don’t understand or find unclear?
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  • Do you have any suggestions for revision?

Please be brutally honest in your assessments – good, bad or indifferent.
I don’t scare easily; and I really do want to hear what YOU have to say about my work.

Many thanks in advance for your time and your criticism.
 
 

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AUTHOR: I am might war. I have a love of music, the written word, travel, Anime, polar bears, people and “sticking and colouring”.

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Nightmare Scenario

Sometimes the words come a-spilling:
tripping over themselves as they
empty out of my mouth.
And it is imperative that I
voice them:
else I would choke
and my thoughts, my curses my insecurities all,
they would drown me.
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