Just

by Em   Dec 30, 2017


My body is a work of art
not one that's perfect
one that's intruiging,
it goes unnoticed
and it's all mine.

I have damaged it
permanently
through years of:
'comfort' eating
crying over 'spilt milk'
and generally
trying to 'survive'

my have I survived;

just.

© Em

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  • 2 weeks ago

    by Stephanie

    You survived this far, Don't lose the fighting sprit now.

    • 2 weeks ago

      by Em

      Thanks all much appreciated

  • 2 weeks ago

    by mossgirl19

    You are stronger than you think Duchess...it shows on this piece. There is so much strength in this one that inspires. Thank you for sharing this.

    • 2 weeks ago

      by Ren

      I have a bad habit of leeching off Mel's comments, but sometimes she just expresses what I'm feeling so much better than I can. This truly is an amazing write, Sweet Em. Embrace and love your battle scars, you are a warrior!! <3

  • 2 weeks ago

    by Milly Hayward

    An inspirational peace. You have survived much conflict in your life but are still here. I like that you compared your body to a work of art. Your body is like the diary of your life full of memories of the way you lived your life getting more full of detail the older you get. I think that no matter how rocky the road you travel, the older you get the more beautiful you become. Best wishes Milly x

  • 2 weeks ago

    by Brenda

    Em, I too agree with Ben, This is inspirational, you are a survivor, despite all that's been thrown at you. Hugs my friend-

  • 2 weeks ago

    by Dagmar Wilson

    I have to agree with Ben. You are a survivor. Faith kept you here. All the best. Hugs

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