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Would You See Me?

A poem I wrote that goes into depth on how eyes are the windows to your soul, and the only people who you should love are the ones who fully see you. Addiction can take away so much, and this short poem focuses a lot on the inner demons addiction can bring onto a person.

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Would You See Me?
Exploring your mind

-If I removed every inch of my skin-

And tore every fiber of my being,

Would you see me?

-If you took off your rose colored glasses,

And looked deep into my soul, my green eyes,

Would you still see me?

-If I laid bare and nude,

In the middle of the ocean afloat-

Would you love me?

-If I stood in front of you,

Exposing all my inner demons,

Would you still love me?

-If I cried for you,

Showed you inside who I really am-

Would you see me?

-If I endeavored to move on,

And let go of the pain in my past-

Would you still see me?

-If I could touch your arms,

And remain your desire to feel calm and safe,

Would you love me?

-If I could remove my flaws,

Cut away the bad days-

Would you still love me?

-If I found the right words to say,

In times of desperate doubt and hardship-

Would you see me?

-If I dove head first,

And jumped from the highest mountain top,

Climbing every rock, finger's blistered,

Sweat dripping down my hot neck-

Only to reach out for you, and grab your broken hand...

Would you still love me?

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