Yes I am broken, but I am not defeated. I am like a salmon breaking through the surface of the water in order to fight the current. I am a glow stick breaking in the hands of a child on a summer evening, spreading my light. I am broken like the spell you cast on me, trapping me in my own mind behind walls of doubt and depression, but I am still broken.
Yes I am hollow, but I am not giving up. I am hollow like the bones of a bird ready to spread my wings and take flight. I am hollow like a tree, a home for new life and a hope for a future of the forest. I am hollow like the hull of a boat full of treasures constantly fighting to keep myself above the waves, but I am still hollow
I am trying to prove my worth to you
I am crying, but this time not for you
I am falling, but out of love with you.
Now I’m thriving, and not because of you