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A Lying Disclaimer (TW for self-injury)



I am no longer harming
And I’m so proud
Yet I'm still regretting it
At the same time.
Back in my early,
Dark and depressing days,
I'd be down that twisted road
Of addiction.
So
As a disclaimer to myself,
I know now that
Even though at times
I’ve really wanted to
And almost did,
I have not harmed in a while,
So salute to myself
For surviving.

About this poem

That clean streak ended after a little less than 2 years. But at least I haven't harmed myself for nearly a full month (currently as I am posting this).

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Submitted by lonely-blue-sheep on April 06, 2022

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