Danette Frenz


Strong


I was ashamed,
Me I blamed.
Didn’t say no…
Dealt a hard blow.

Can’t take it back
Strength I then lacked.
Where do I begin.
But I was young,
My mind was unwrung.

It’s not my fault
I want to shout.
Fragments and shards
Breaking down hard.

Hurt and pain-
Nightmares estranged.
I was ashamed,
Me I blamed.

Now I know,
I’ve had a lot to grow…
So…
I will be strong
Even when I was wrong.

Submitted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
Edited: Saturday, January 18, 2014

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