I Am Not Your God

You tell me you love me
like the declaration gives you
permission to be re-birthed,
like it will open you and
make it possible for you to live
not just one, but two lives. But
I am not your god, I cannot
give you new life and I am
not willing to die so that you
might live. My words are not miracles
and neither is my love.
My love will not save you. Hell,
most times it doesn’t even save me.
So when you tell me you love me
and I cannot find the will or the words
to offer your lie back to you, just breathe
a sigh of relief and let relief wash over
you like an afternoon breeze.

Night is not so far away that
we must be afraid to embrace it.

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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