The hurt you placed in me

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The hurt you placed in me

Was never mine

It was yours

You made me bleed from deep cuts

And then tried to imply it was I

Who sharpened the razor

This is the double cut

Liar

But as long as I hold onto this

I will keep bleeding

And now I want that flow to stop

So here is the bandage

I place around my hurting places

Love

Tenderness

Unconditional friendliness

Compassion

Care

Self soothing

And the undoing of the lie you told

That I bought it upon myself

I kept telling myself that

Over and over

It wasn’t true

And as long as I hang onto that lie

I am never free

And the lie becomes my truth

I don’t want or need that any more

So now I must stop lying to myself

Take back my power

Set myself free

And let this hurting heart

Heal

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