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Scars

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I wear my scars beneath my skin.

Quietly.

Unobtrusively.

Like muscles I flex only when needed.

My scars are part of me

each one giving me strength

as I run a finger along the ridges

knowing how and when and why

I bear it.

Some old and faded.

Some new.

Red and raw and painful at times.

An emblem to folly

but also 

to conviction.

An integral part of me.

Every scar

a badge I can wear proudly

stating unequivocally…

I have learned

I have lived

I have loved…

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©SirenSong1208

Photograph taken from White Noten

 

 

Author: sirensong1208

I created this blog as a way to express myself using my poetry and photography. It is a reflection of who I am and of the things that interest me. I have many muses…perhaps the greatest one being my love of the sea, how I gravitate to anything relating to water, how I feel a pull toward it deep in my bones. At times I will be revisiting content that I have shared on Twitter which has, until now, been the forum I have expressed myself in. That said, the content will change over time as the blog grows and develops. It is my hope that the reader will enjoy the journey.

14 thoughts on “Scars

  1. Yes, this is lovely. ❤️

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  2. lovely, very much so.

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  3. Oh I feel this one deeply!

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  4. A touching poetic expression of the journey through life with scars that heal with the last three lines. ❤

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  5. Beautiful. Those last three lines say it all.

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