She settles in a peaceful space

Dreaming of a life in perfection

Of course, there’s no such thing

Perfect nonexistent

For she was never hurt

Nor was she ever wronged

In this life of perfection

Yet in the real world

Her true imperfect life

She is a survivor

An imperfect warrior

Photo Credit:Miguel Bruna Unsplash



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Debra Reay

Writer, Poet and survivor of childhood abuse! Author of poem's~A Child Unloved, Soul Destroyed and more recently, The little girl in yellow bows.