Not with a bang, but a whimper
Not with a bang, but a whimper











  sad stories
  6
  •  
  0
  •   1 comment
Share

kirlinn
kirlinn Is all that we see or seem but a dream?
Autoplay OFF   •   3 years ago
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Not with a bang, but a whimper

“What happened?” You ask.

As though every inner turmoil is

As though every inner turmoil is ignited by a single indescribable

As though every inner turmoil is ignited by a single indescribable event. As if my broken

disposition requires explanation

disposition requires explanation and reason. There are moments I wish

disposition requires explanation and reason. There are moments I wish I could provide such purpose.

What if I told you

my life has been full

my life has been full of love and light?

I have wanted for so very

I have wanted for so very little and still

I have wanted for so very little and still been given the promise

I have wanted for so very little and still been given the promise of more.

I have flourished

I have flourished and blossomed

at the hands of my keepers,

a cherished flower

a cherished flower waiting patiently

to be plucked

Would my anguish be of less

Would my anguish be of less interest to you, because my affliction lacks

Would my anguish be of less interest to you, because my affliction lacks convenient reasoning? Because I have been

a casualty of self-denigration,

a casualty of self-denigration, not a victim under the thumb of others?

You tell me I am undeserving

You tell me I am undeserving of pain, as though it is some precious gift

bestowed upon an unlucky few. I am

self-serving and ungrateful

self-serving and ungrateful for my privilege. But,

my torment remains

my torment remains tangible. I have been taught

to obscure it

from your perception.

Stories We Think You'll Love 💕

Get The App

App Store
COMMENTS (1)
SHOUTOUTS (0)