Rebellious Love

Why does the act of loving you
feel like a rebellious act of
not loving me or learning to
unlove me? Is it because of
the undeniable truth that
love & indifference
are fraternal twins or is it
because love & hate
are distant cousins
who like to visit once a year
and when they do, there’s
no denying they’re related.
Stop trying to convince me
that love isn’t the opposite of
hate when I know
the difference between
choosing to exist in a love that
no longer loves me &
choosing to walk away, to freedom
from a rebellious love
that teaches me how to unlove me.
All family isn’t blood &
all love isn’t meant for me.

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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