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Jagged Edges

Jagged edges
Tearing my heart
Fragile soul
Ripping apart
Fractured thoughts
Locked down inside
Like dynamite

Stop and breath
Cleanses deep
What's underneath
Fallen down
Alone and lost
A heavy cross

Jagged Edges
Smoothing with time
Shattered pieces
Hope shines in
Lighting the dawn
Inner demons
Have all withdrawn

Stop and breath
Cleanses deep
What's underneath
Rising up
Seeking the truth
Redemption found
My faith renewed

About this poem

Jagged Edges signifies the pain and torment suffered while facing insurmountable obstacles and lays the foundation for hope and survival.

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Written on May 07, 2017

Submitted by BetsyStephens on May 08, 2022

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Betsy Wokersien Stephens

Betsy spent her career working as a hairdresser. Now retired, she draws many of her writing inspirations from the years sharing life stories with her clients while they sat in the chair of her salon. Through each event celebrated, tragic event mourned, and secrets divulged, she gained an awareness of the much larger picture that exists outside her own perceptions and life experiences. more…

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