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»Dear Father«

Jan 24, 2017

If you had to chose, I know you would be here with me / There isn't time that passes by without thinking of you, you're constantly on my mind, memories and times we've shared keeps me going. / And I intend to fulfill all your dreams and the plans you had. / / Though you're no longer in this world I…  sign in to read more »

»Lay Down Your Armor.«

Aug 7, 2016

You've worn your armor for too long, but I / Refuse to accept the truth. I continue Wearing my 1000 masks, walking tall chinned up but deep within me I know this isn't love. / / You've worn your armor publicly. / / At times I feel like a little girl taken by the / Sweetness of candy and you're cavity…  sign in to read more »

»She died in silence«

Jul 15, 2015

She died in silence, she was never alone / But she died in silence. / She couldn't express that the burden she was / Carrying was too much, / She died in silence, they saw her bright smile / And no one realized she was dying inside. / / She died in silence, afraid of stigma / That mental illness is…  sign in to read more »

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