Facing Forward…

Words across the Oceans

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FACING FORWARD

As I stand here facing forward

Balancing on the precipice of change

I reflect upon the monumental mistakes

That have been made…

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Desperate to fit in,

Be accepted and find a fanciful love

I enticed my own disappointment –

Through devaluation…

.

Forever putting others first

Going out of my way to please

Hoping to find a magic

I no longer believe exists…

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Once so careless, innocent and free: Is now gone

After the endless knocks downs

And lessons learnt along the way

Leaves me finally accepting my defeat

With dreams and moments forever lost…

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Peace and quiet calls out to me longingly

To renew my inner self, so I can breathe again

Now is the time to embrace change and move on

Uniquely focusing on my own needs, and

Valuing myself as the woman that I am…

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Winter time is coming fast

Xanadu…

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