day 1: negation.I am not your damsel in distress.More Like This
My skin is no longer the milky white alabaster of a flawlessly sculpted statue,
too afraid to jump out the tower she built herself because she knew she would shatter.
My skin is the soft amber of a human girl who lost her wings,
dived into the ocean,
and spent more than one too many days swimming this newfound freedom,
but more than two short of enough.
I am not your trophy, your jeweled treasure chest.
My hair is not an abundant waist-long waterfall of melted gold,
and I am not the size 0 I used to so blatantly long for.
My body is plain, unadorned.
I stand tall with my head held high.
Because I am not your one night stand.
My lips are not the soft pink of dawn,
they are the&
When true love dies...I told myself I was gonna do it rightMore Like This
if I could just have you in my life again.
But I was wrong, you broke my heart
just like you did back then.
I thought second chances meant
to start over new and get things right.
Now I know thats a bunch of bullshit,
you only go through the same pain twice.
I shouldnt have let you wander
and let your love go astray.
All the freedom that I gave you
only made you go away.
I trusted that you would stay loyal,
you told me that youd always be honest.
Well, we can see how well that worked out
you went and broke your promise.
Dont you say that I didnt care
because I gave you room to breathe.
I only let you do what you want
because I didnt want you to leave.
All I ever wanted
was a little bit of your time.
You barely gave me any,
but I gave you all of mine.
Its the little things that matter;
thats what we used to promise each other.
But now youve gone and let me down
to share that promise