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Echoes of Betrayal

Reflections on Struggle and Resilience

By Juliet OgbaroPublished about a month ago 1 min read
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Echoes of Betrayal
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At times, my purpose feels uncertain,

Bound by my own fears time and again.

I yearned for liberation's sweet embrace,

Yet found only betrayal's bitter sting.

Too many thoughts, with no one to confide.

Once, I dreamed of soaring as a star,

But dreams crumbled to dust before my eyes.

Why must this fate befall me alone?

Self-blame weighs heavy on my weary soul.

Masking my pain with counterfeit smiles,

Pretending all is well when inside, I ache.

Feeling helpless, lost in silent pleas,

Who will extend a hand in my darkest hour?

All I seek is understanding in return.

Thoughts race through my troubled mind,

Nightmares I long to banish from my sight.

Mockery and murmurs echo all around,

Yet still I strive to find joy and peace within.

Haunted by memories, leaving me bewildered.

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About the Creator

Juliet Ogbaro

I'm a passionate poet who finds inspiration in life's intricate moments. My verses explore themes of love, loss, and resilience, drawing from nature and personal experiences. Join me on this journey of self-expression through poetry.

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  • Manisha Dhalani16 days ago

    Very relatable!

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