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Jan 6
charred skin cleanse by fire
wraps 'round my body
like a deathly black cocoon
where
scars burns and bruises blur
as my searing limbs
engulfed in flames
shriek
what burns away as ash
becomes the trail of the fires
i forged forward through
and
as my corpse collapses
let me be reborn as a Phoenix
so we may forge forward together
free and new
The burning away of what makes us feel disfigured or worthy of being thrown away is a painful process. one that is often done alone, but whether you burn those things away with God or family or work , healing will take place.
William de klerk
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William de klerk  18/M/South Africa
(18/M/South Africa)   
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