[Poetry] Heavy

The weight of your world
On my shoulders
Placed there with good intentions
And tough love,
The weight of your hopes
And dreams
Bending my back
Eternally,

But as I grew up
I shed you
A piece of a dream
At a time,
Until shoulders light
And back straight
The only life I live
Is my own.

© Jade M. Wong


Re-posting an old favorite. How’s everyone doing this week?

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