Aug 3

A writing prompt by Rupi Kaur

Photo by Amos Bar-Zeev on Unsplash

I wept inside at how
Small
She was

She was just
A child

Her long blond hair
Glowed
Like silk

Throughout
the years
As she grew

she learned
To abuse herself

She figured it was
Better than feeling
The emptiness and pain of being.

So abuse felt more
Normal
In her existence…

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Aug 2

A writing prompt by Rupi Kaur

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I shook off
That heavy jacket and I realized it wasn’t a jacket after all

It was years and years of
Others peoples ideals

I jumped up and out of
Expectations

I jumped up and out
Of comparison

I jumped and shook
Off all the years of

Disappointment
I had felt
About…

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Melissa Steussy

Melissa Steussy

Author of Let Your Privates Breathe-Breaking the Cycle of Addiction and Family dysfunction. Join Medium here: https://misssteussy.medium.com/membership