I’m Tired

I’m tired.
Every part of me is tired.
Life bares down hard on me
while I struggle to get free.
I’m tired of having to be
so many different people,
trying not to exist futilely
in other people’s fantasies.
I want to finally live for me.

Why do you have a problem
with me acting like me; why
can’t my love flow freely
without trying to figure out
who’s really just using me?
Why can’t I love more freely
just because loving me
makes it so very easy to love
you, or anybody. Because
truth be told I know
it’s not really love
that you’re looking for
but love is all I have
to give, so it’ll have to
be enough. Because
I’m tired.

Peace & Love,

Rosalind

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About Rosalind Guy

I'm broken & my soul is weary/ my weary soul rebels, fights/ anything & anyone who tries to heal me/I beat my head against a wall of memories/ trying hard to break free from the chain of memories/ I can only be free by saying it so/ i weave a necklace from words and finally/ I find freedom/ free free free. As you can see, words are powerful to me. As Maya Angelou said, words are wallpaper of the soul. I have lots of nightmarish memories that threaten to break me, but I learned a long time ago about the power of words. They can be used to heal and destroy anything that threatens to destroy the person. Words coupled with love have the power to save and heal. I am author of three books: Skinny Dipping in the Pool of Womanhood, Tattered Butterfly Wings, and Blues of a Love Junkie. I am a high school English teacher. I am a former reporter. I am a mother. I am a woman. I am a fierce advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves, those who's voices go unheard. Check out my Amazon author page at the following link: http://www.amazon.com/Rosalind-Guy/e/B00BGH5F88/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1432491754&sr=8-1.
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