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Take Me Back

They all said my mind will change. “The adult life isn’t what you think.” They’d tell me to cherish the good years I have. The years where my worries are minimal. Gum in my hair. AR points at school. Broken toys and games. What they said was right. “I wish I could be a kid…

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We’re All Temporary

Nothing is permanent in a temporary life. That tattoo that you begged your mom to pay for is temporary. That scar on your knee from baseball is temporary. That smile that people claim is painted on your face is temporary. We’re all temporary figures in a temporary playground. We will get thrown around, and eventually,…

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Unwanted Destination

My brain is like a GPS except it leads me where I don’t want to go. It always leads me to the darkest corners of my life. Everyone tells me it’ll be worth it at the end, but I feel like this is the end. It’s just a very long and boring ending. One day,…

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Battlefield

“I lost the battle, but I will win the war.” I tell myself that everyday. It’s supposed to be a constant reminder that I’m strong, but it has the opposite effect on me. If I have to remind myself that I can do something, doesn’t that mean I can’t do it? If I could do…

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Minimalistic Poetry

I fell for you But you didn’t catch me. You hurt me. I’m done. But wait. I still love you. I don’t have to do it. I don’t need to. I don’t want to. But when it comes to you, I do it anyway. It’s been a while. But I still cry. I cry hoping…

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