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Grounding

" We are what we remember. " - Emily Dickinson

A gentleman's pocket watch ticking away the moments
A ladies perfume left in the air... In the sheets
A complex taste of recollections and emotions
A slideshow of terror repeatedly interrupting
A tentative exploration of another's skin

Grounding constantly to keep the
Hellions from twisting my past with my present
Creating A horrifying wild fire in the
Intricate parts of who you are

Molded and influenced by recollections
Parts of life lived however reluctantly at times
Both black and white coloring perceptions and behaviors

Twisted and broken within a personality
Dark parts of the past anchoring itself to our ankles
The soul whispering something isn't right

A gentleman's pocket watch ticking away the moments
A ladies perfume left in the air... In the sheets
A complex taste of recollections and emotions
A slideshow of terror repeatedly interrupting
A tentative exploration of another's skin

Darkly sinister demons influencing interactions
Sex, that's meant to be taken seriously, transformed
Into a promiscuous way to self-harm
Releasing a hate that wasn't ours to carry
Finding a light ray of hope wherever possible
Using promiscuous encounters to feel loved

Quietly normalizing perverse and disturbing
Memories of sexual abuse and silenced violence
Believing the story that speaks of
Demolished self-worth

A gentleman's pocket watch ticking away the moments
A ladies perfume left in the air... In the sheets
A complex taste of recollections and emotions
A slideshow of terror repeatedly interrupting
A tentative exploration of another's skin
Jadedembers
Written by Jadedembers (Starving demons)
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