from the bottom of my empty heart

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But What If

at night I awake

I open my eyes

to the lonely and glittering

red sunrise.

I think of my past

all broken and blue,

but is it truly how I describe it,

so bitter and angry?

I pick up my head

from where I lay it

and watch the stars

fade away.

will I ever be like those stars,

winking out of

seeming existence?

I will go away,

eventually.

it’s disappointing that I don’t get to choose when.

like tomorrow or next week or in ten years.

what if I did have a choice?

would things really be much different?

what if I’m scared?

of the world,

of myself.

of everything that goes wrong.

right now,

would being extinct be better than being here?

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thank you for reading.

I hope you’re faring better than I am, that you’ve found happiness wherever you most needed it.

and if you aren’t,

just remember,

you are loved.

you are here.

you ARE okay.

and you will be.

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