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the stain of memories

December 2, 2021
By swaggyserr SILVER, Paris, Tennessee
swaggyserr SILVER, Paris, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” ~Mahatma Gandhi


memories of him leak intrusive thoughts throughout my mind,

leaving a depressive stain enrooted in me.

to remove it i tear apart every memory of him.

i rip them out of my head and crush them with my heel,

but it's not enough.

i pick up the shattered pieces and dig them into my skin,

until the ground is stained identically to my mind.

only now the stain is red.

the red stain is a reminder not to fall in love,

all it does is tear you apart.


The author's comments:

I wrote this piece while in a depressive episode and it holds a special place in my heart. Now that I'm doing better mentally I see this piece has a milestone, I no longer feel the way I felt when writing this and so I'm extremely proud of it.


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Afra DIAMOND said...
on Dec. 3 2021 at 11:32 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
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