I Became

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That gaze lightened my heaviness.
Those eyes told me I was safe.

Tender forcefulness reached in
and unearthed me from
the hardened layers of
self-imposed eradication.

You found out who I was
and loved me anyway.

Years of destruction erased.
You easily removed all the layers of my shame.
I felt unafraid in your embrace.

My hard callouses protected me,
you smoothed them out with your touch.
My bleeding open wounds
stitched up by your love.

I was healing.
I recovered.
I became sane.

13 thoughts on “I Became

    1. Thank you, Crystal! I’m so appreciative of your kindness and so thrilled to know that my words have touched you so deeply! I’m honored that you have nominated IWH for the Sunshine Blogger Award. ❤

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