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💀🔑Skeleton key💀🔑

The Inner Battle

By Annie Edwards Published 11 months ago 1 min read
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💀🔑Skeleton key💀🔑
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Explosions of dust attempt to cloud my vision…

attempt to make me turn back.

But I won’t this time.

I can’t…

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These closets have been carefully locked for a long time…

my reminder to pack away the memories and forget them.

I can hide the memories, but I can’t hide from the truth…

Nothing is truly gone when you store it away;

It is merely left to be discovered another day.

And oh how I’ve attempted to hide from the twisting corridors that lead to each closet in my mind…

all locked…

…all holding different skeletons…

It appears to be an intricate maze, much too difficult to navigate…

Besides, I’ve never been good with directions…

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But you see…

💀🔑I possess a skeleton key,💀🔑

and just like other skeleton keys,

it is basically my “master key.”

It possesses the magical ability

to unlock multiple parts of me…

exposing my complex intricacies…

exposing my vulnerabilities…

exposing the raw, uncut me...

But, here’s the irony:

By definition, something well hidden is hard to find, yet I desperately seek to find myself…

I search far and wide for the answers, yet I’m the only one that holds them...

And I know that. Yet, I’ve forced myself to forget…

Instead, I hold the key captive, failing to realize it is causing me to hold myself captive as well…

🪄I’ve fallen victim to my own sinister spell…🪄

💀🔑My Skeleton Key💀🔑

So, do I actually want to set my demons free,

or am I quite honestly comfortable with their company?

The time has come…

I have to face my most challenging enemy…

the one from whom I cannot flee…

the one who holds that life changing key…

ME…

🗝️I AM MY OWN SKELETON KEY.🗝️

SO IT’S TIME THAT I FINALLY SET MYSELF FREE…

Is it the biggest challenge of my life, or the challenge of a lifetime? Or is it both?

inspirationalperformance poetrysad poetrysocial commentarysurreal poetry
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  • Julie Edwards 11 months ago

    Amazing writing Annie!

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