Hearts' Mending (4)


Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?

But graduation seemed a new beginning:

A different major to enrich my mind,

Fresh challenges and contests for the winning,

A one-bedroom apartment (hard to find).


Ah! Living on my own, my shy moon waxed,

While self-esteem soon waned, a fleeting dream.

Within me, all felt wrong, far from relaxed;

And with no mate, self-loathing grew extreme.


To hate oneself's a habit hard to break

You feel that love's not something you deserve.

I thought I'd die alone, my soul forsake...

At twenty-five, my fate began to swerve.


I gained my first sweetheart, and bought a ring,

To catch this rare, once-in-a-lifetime thing.

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