Tara Williams


As my wings burn
Incinerating my heart

As I demolish myself
Know you played a part

As I fall weakened
I fall to my knees

As my breathing slows
I throw away my heart's keys

As I fall asleep
Forever I'll stay

As my ashes scatter
Nothing is okay

Out of the ashes
I rise, stronger than you

This isn't the old me
Nor is it the new

As I walk away
My wings catched aflame

As my wings spread
Proud of who I became

As my wings turn to ashes
Disappearing once more

As my heart leaves me
Falling to the floor

As I will be stronger
The next time I rise

As I will be wiser
My soul never dies

Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2011

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