By soul_versing

Being with him was like,
shoving mixed emotions
in to a tempered glass box.

and when he spoke,
it was like ingesting shareds
of glass.

His body felt cold to the touch
and his eyes fixated elsewhere.

He left me alone
He made me feel alone

My heart bleed his name
on repeat for days

...Then it happened,
my soul rejuvenated itself
and my heart grew content

I found reason to live
and found the courage to find myself

This is it.
I finally found my happy ending,


So why did he leave too!?

We're told to be ourselves,
not to change for others,
but to compromise instead.


Learning to love yourself
is easy

Learning to let someone go
is hard


While I continue to improve myself,
I hope he realizes...

If he can't handle me at my worst,
then he doesn't deserve me at my best.


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Copyright 2019 J.L. Odom
Published on Friday, February 8, 2019.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Journal"

Author's Note:

My thought for the day, and just know, I'm totally worth it. His loss!
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  • Jonas Robinson On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Jonas Robinson (925)By person wrote:

    Insane. I adore this poem. :)

  • Chelsey Elaine On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Chelsey Elaine (96)By person wrote:

    I know this feeling all too well but we cant choose what others do in the end. No one is "good at love" but you cant blame people for trying. great write xo

  • SolApathy On Saturday, February 9, 2019, SolApathy (521)By person wrote:

    One always knows the Tattoo Goddess when she spills her words upon the page, perfectly aligned with just the right amount of caged rage echoing behind words of pain. I always see your sunshine peeking through the rain... I loved this write, one of my favorites for sure. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

  • Bornfrompain On Friday, February 8, 2019, Bornfrompain (838)By person wrote:

    Very powerful write! - BFP

  • soul_versing On Friday, February 8, 2019, soul_versing (1216)By person wrote:

    I want to go ahead and thank each and every one of you who take your time to read me. I never feel alone in this place and I feel like I have a strong support system here, keeps me from falling to pieces. Y'all are the best! Much love ❣️💋 Scholar

  • Commander_Cadaver On Friday, February 8, 2019, Commander_Cadaver (247)By person wrote:

    "Learning to let someone go is hard." A lesson I'm just slowly getting a hold of. Definitely his loss, though.

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