Seeing Myself in the Mirror Again

July 9, 2010
By Anonymous

I found my heart today, it still beats, much to my surprise
The lack of feeling I had for so long, I swore its rhythm had died.

It seemed forever, all I could see, were shades of darker black
Now in the mirror, I see my eyes, miraculously their colors back.

These to supple lips, that formed my words, were kept straight and still
But I found I can smile, I found that I can, I found that I can feel.

My chest I had consumed with smoke, and incense of my fears
But as I woke this morning, I felt my lungs ring clear.

Rubbing alcohol, to clean my face of society
This mask I have spoken of so many times, I now rub away so quietly.

Every step I take, its slower pace, has become a lonely walk
My journey once was put on halt, but no, it has not stopped.

So I take a step out my door, the only place Im me
But Im beginning to learn, that out in the world, its the only would I should be.

The author's comments:
I went through a really dark stage, where after people seemed to have torn down who I was, I had lost myself. I hated myself. I had no idea who I was. But I was beginning to come out of that stage, and I started to find me again.

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on Aug. 6 2010 at 11:07 am
Gabriella.MM BRONZE, Underhill, Vermont
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I made a huge mistake, and put "would" at the end instead of "one". So its really "the only one I should be". Sorry!!!

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