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burning bridges like cigarettes

The trick to breaking the rules
is not getting caught

I'm not the good girl
everyone paints me as
I'll break the rules I deem stupid
and carefully cover every track
that said I was there

But not all rules are made
to be broken
and I won't jeopardise
someone else's safety
for my convenience

She's leaving today
one too many rules broken
not enough tracks covered
and I can't hate her
for her flaws
but I wish I loved her less
and that she could love herself enough
to live for more than broken rules
and burnt bridges
for the momentary convenience
of forgetting how hard this life is
when she deserves better
from the world and herself

I hope her next adventure
doesn't go up in the same flames
as every one before

Indie Adams 2022
Indie
Written by Indie (Miss Indie)
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