Beneath The Layers

As I walk on this dirt road Old memories start to unleash They envelope me Consuming all my dreams I think of her again And every other person I have been I look back and realize I was absent from my own life My knees feel like giving in The horrors keep creeping in A road to nowhere This is more than just a sentence This is exile from my own being They robbed so much of my life For me there was no spring No morning dew No rain Just a desert Yet it felt like winter The song of a bird brings me back The sound of the ocean ignites my fire Hope invades my lungs And I realize, this is my life As my steps quicken I start to undress I let the wind caress my breasts As I submerge I feel the waves They welcome me…

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