You’d done the same. Henna Johansdotter

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Isn’t it easier to be
defeated?
to beat the world to tainting your name?
the hospital says they won’t have me
no one wants to nurse a grenade
suffering is a shield I will wed it if I have to
now it seems strange for a person so obviously in love with words
not to know a single way to say “stay”
I was never art until I learned how to hurt
I’m an attentive student I lick the words I eject
to see if they still taste of you
the flavor of Revenge:sickly sweet:
people will tell you our story is about love
I say it’s about survival
each defeat hands me a choice
and in the end
I always end up saving myself

Henna Johansdotter, the goth girl next-door. Aspiring author. Monstrophile. Horror enthusiast. She writes to cope with mental illness and everyday experiences. Find her at https://hjdpoetry.wordpress.com/

 

20 thoughts on “You’d done the same. Henna Johansdotter

  1. Reblogged this on SPO_OKY and commented:
    “people will tell you our story is about love
    I say it’s about survival
    each defeat hands me a choice
    and in the end
    I always end up saving myself”

    My heart…my HEART, godamnit! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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