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The Paradox Child

She's a tornado


a hurricane



a tsunami





she's spiraling out of control



like a beautiful tragedy
She's loved and hated in equal parts




loved and hated for who she is
loved and hated for who she's not


but at the end of the day
She likes to believe she knows her real friends
She's fire and ice

rage and beauty



and heart-breaking carelessness
she dances around







leaving a trail of beautiful destruction in her wake

and she's finally quit chasing a boy










who will nevereverever be worthy of her
She's adored and respected




in a ratio that varies depending on the person

and she smiles and glows and shines




you can barely look her in the eye
She's like the sun






blinding unless looked at in small doses
But you can't survive without the sun



you can't hold the sun









or capture it
She's a wild mare

a falcon released at last


a lioness just escaped











you can't capture her







even if you wanted to
A broken animal is heart breaking




holding her hostage would be devastating
She's standing on a cliff

perched to fly







about to fall


but she's learned from her mistakes







and she won't be taken advantage of

ever again
Smile darling




take a deep breath







and jump











this is the freefall

and it's exhilarating



can't breath - can't think











can't do anything but feel
Ready?


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Fly!
See that sunrise

that's the beginning of the rest of your life



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