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You have cataloged your scars
like your body is a library-

to be read through &
learned from.

You think of
all the little boys
whose greedy fingers
graced
your pages.

You are angry-

none
cared for you
properly:

folding
creasing
& breaking
your spine.

They left you
on a shelf
to gather dust.

& why
should you ever
forget that?
Secret Series.

Anonymous secret: "Sometimes, when I’m alone I like to think of the ways I’d greet the people I’ve hated in the future… Sometimes it's not even a greeting."
More can be found here: iorbither.tumblr.com/

I know that sometimes it's hard to forgive the people who have wronged us, believe me I do. And we shouldn't just forget it, but for the sake of our own physical and mental health--we should move on. For every time you've fallen and bruised your knees--those bones have become that much stronger. You can walk away, don't let anger and hate consume you.
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Xtohrme Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I have spent the mature part of my life obsessing myself with the arts, most especially poetry, as I am an avid poet myself. Most of the time, the things I see people write are. . . Horrendous. Like a twenty year old writer with a ten year old mind track. It has been really difficult to find good works such as this, that I can actually enjoy reading, which I did with your poem. 
Great job, man. 
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bigdaddymax Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013
Amen
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SognatoreViolento Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
This I can relate to.  I have to remind myself on a daily basis that I am no longer the person that let myself get used in order to self-destruct.
It's hard.
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RavenDehartFox Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013   Writer
Beautiful written work of art. :) (Smile) 
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JoshuaThePhilosopher Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Good work.
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:icondearpoetry:
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
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Beatriz13 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013
this is really good. congratulations
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:icondearpoetry:
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
On what? :)
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:iconbeatriz13:
Beatriz13 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
having written it
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thephilosopherpoetes Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
:)
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