Glue For The Soul

Sarah Doughty

Heartstring Eulogies

“In that moment, I knew.
You loved me too.
And in that moment, you saved me.”

You haven’t seen my dreams die a slow death. You haven’t seen me breaking into a million pieces. You haven’t seen my mind tear me down over and over, just as I was torn down over and over when I was young. And I should have known you wouldn’t understand how much I’m hurt. How broken I am. And I took a chance on you. I let you in. I wanted you to see how much I’ve been through. I knew it was a chance. I knew how much of a longshot it was. Because who would want something as broken as I am? I knew I would regret it for the rest of my life if I didn’t try.

And here’s the thing: I did. For an instant, I regretted opening up to…

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Author: Kindra M. Austin

Author of fiction, poetry, and very sweary social commentary. Editor and writer for Sudden Denouement, Whisper and the Roar, and Blood Into Ink. Founder of One for Sorrow. Founding member of Indie Blu(e).

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