We never had the best relationship.
It started at such a young age.
It could have been those 7 years of bad luck,
from the time I let you fall and shatter into a million pieces.
It could have been revenge,
You took joy from seeing my insecurities, my tears and disgust.
You would show me all the things that were wrong.
You haven’t been fully in my life since I was 16.
There would be glimpses of you whever I went,
when I walk the streets, the stores, even in a puddle,
And you would show me again and again what was wrong.
I am older now and I have let you back in my life.
I decide what you show me. I let you see my vulnerablities.
I let you see my emotions.
I give you permission to see me.
I do the talking.