Found My Way

Found My Way

Pushed through the veil of society and fought through all the lies. Felt the pressure to conform to you...suffocating inside. 
You silenced my voice, cared not for my rights, made me feel unworthy....kept me inside.
But you can't take my soul, I won't give you my life...push all you like but I will always fight.
You spewed forth your words with such intense belief, cared not how it effected me....such a heart broken little kid. Uncomfortable feelings and cripplingly self doubt. Living in a prison, with no way out. 
Scared to lift my head or make my presence known, for the fear of upsetting you is better left alone. So safe inside myself I'll stay, away from everyone. Reflect and meditate on what I have become. 
But you can't take my soul, I won't give you my life...Push all you like but I will always fight.
Shape and mould me to project the perfect life, use your words to cut through me like a knife. Your hurt you carry was never mine to wear, still I'm covered by the blanket you placed upon me unaware.
No more excuses for I'm no longer that child, will no longer carry your bruises, I'm stepping off this ride. I make all my own decision's now, for I'm the one who chooses. Taking back my power stepping through illusions.
Found forgiveness to be healing, with each layer I've been peeling. While underneath your perception of me, I became strong enough to break free. No longer so broken, impressionable and quiet spoken, all that replaced with a balancing of emotion. 
So forgive you I do for who am I to judge, I won't loose any more power to you by holding a grudge.You may have took my child hood I won't give you my life, for this is my journey and this is my right.
But you can't tale my soul, I won't give you my life...Push all you like but I will always fight.

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Edward Williams

This is amazing wright I love the analogy of like your person is a mushroom
very clever wrighting I’m impressed
looking forward to more 😊
love 
Eddy

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Joanne Lee Macd...

Thank you eddy love that you felt my words, means so much. Have found true freedom in my writing it's become quiet healing.

Thank you muchly ☺  

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Silent Dreamer

Wow, such a strong write and very powerful too! 

Found forgiveness to be healing, with each layer I've been peeling. While underneath your perception of me, I became strong enough to break free. 

Love it!👏🏽✨

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Joanne Lee Macd...

Hi Silent Dreamer nice to meet you. Loved that my write moved you. Found this one just poured out of me with such ease. 

Thank you so much for commenting means so much. Really encourages me to continue letting my soul speak. 

 

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I'm with Silent Dreamer on this one, the painful honesty is deeply felt in this powerful write with the determination to not go under without a fight 🌼

I'm Inspired✍☕

( Tale - take) 😉

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Joanne Lee Macd...

Wow thank you!! Am extremely grateful that you found it inspiring 😇

thank you kindly.

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Terry Kay

Joanne, .wow I'm glad I read this brilliant piece of work.  Loved it!  Sounds like you learned to stand strong! Welcome to Cosmo..Love, Terry Kay

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Joanne Lee Macd...

Hi Terry Kay it's lovely to meet you. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. Means the world ☺ So much strength to be found in pain...can be such a beautiful thing!  

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Terry Kay

Yes indeed! I surely found some that way... 😂

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Terry Kay

Joanne,
I wanted to congratulate you on your win!  Well deserved...Give yourself a hug!  Love, Terry Kay

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Terry Kay

Truth is truth girl! You have a good evening..TK

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Rose Sho

Congratulations on your win...well deserved.

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Joanne Lee Macd...

I'm glad you felt it and found it relatable, I found alot of self healing in this write, if it shines light on to any one else then I'm grateful ☺ 

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maurita boone

I really love this poem I can truly relate. life is tough and we all endure pain, but its how we take it and choose to let it affect us. I'm glad you broke free not all people have that courage. congrats on your win it was well deserved.

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Joanne Lee Macd...

Thank you Maurita for your comment greatly appreciated. So true we all carry stories, up to us whether or not the make or break us.  Pain can birth beautiful creations and for that I'm grateful ☺

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