For my MOTHER (Part 3)

Lets get a few things straight.

1. I am not okay.

and 

2. I'm not the same person who left the house a few months ago.

3. There are so many secrets that I'm keeping.

but 

4. The alcohol numbs the pain.

5. My sexuality is none of your concern.

and 

6. It should not feel wrong on my skin.

but

7. It does and that's your fault.

8. Things are slowly getting better.

and 

9. You can't take any of the credit.

because

10. You're never there when I need you.

and 

11. I don't really want you here anyways.

but 

12. I kind of wish that weren't true.

because

13. I want to be able to tell you things.

because

14. You are my mother

but 

15. You don't act like it.

16. I am better because of you.

wait

17. I am better in spite of you.

because 

18. I don't want to end up like you.

19. I'm sitting here alone.

but 

20. I'm not really alone.

because 

21. I have people who are nothing like you.

and

22. I am happy.

 

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