Just words

They were black and bold on a crisp white sheet. They were placed together by emotion not thought, yet as they wounded my heart they remained ignored.
She wrote these words in the tears from her pillow, just normal words, but words that don’t make sense…….. These words should never be together they belong in some other sentence……. I will ignore them…… I will…………. They can’t be true……… please agree.
Why am I crying, I wasn’t there, I don’t know her, they are only words…. Silly tears.

More tears fall yet these waterproof words keep cutting through my eyes, swirling in my head, burning in my heart, why am I angry…… silly tears, they are only words.
Punish him, seek redemption, let me deal with him………… why do I care, silly tears, remember it is just words, just words, just words…………

You are unknown to me and they are just words, black and bold on crisp white sheets of paper, I do not know you nor do I know why, but your words engage me, connect me to your pain, I smell your fear, I taste the blood in your mouth from over clenched teeth, my body freezes as time often did for you. They are just tears, and they are just words but the dreams on eyelid walls do not diminish with tears less falling…………. No black bold shiny words can I massage your eyes with, for what you see will not be erased, no kind offers can I send on wings of spiritual doves for nothing will ever repay the sins of evil.

I can but only give you my friendship and an ear should you ever need to whisper, you write my black shinny words of pain, join together in sentences straight and true, you tell the eyes from societies conscience, you tell them who you are remind them of the strength you have and how you conquered the evil. You are but words and only words, and you are waterproof from the childhood lost, but you are the words to freedom………………..

Just words


National Park, Australia

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Without a doubt the most inspirational and heart felt entry I have ever read.

‘Rubyjo ( don’t think about it)’

She has touched me with her words and inspired me with her strength.

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