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a reminder to self, on love

By justine taylorPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
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walking a line where

it seems

the pain is just as sweet as the healing

when dealing love like a drug,

but we recover and the air clears,

perspective is gained,

now i can address that fear

of losing you,

accept that you are human too.

the challenge is to forgive,

and remain open

to the next [source of] love that is presented.

the work is in not shutting down at

the first sign of anything that requires vulnerability,

despite the betrayal of old friends, and lovers

who

[in the past i allowed to] abuse access to that space.

keep loving anyway, even in the rain.

always with intention.

slam poetry
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About the Creator

justine taylor

Writer.

28.

Denver, CO

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