Change of Heart

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I thought I knew who I was

until I became

the person I am not


Following that twisted path because

I had the audacity to believe a false claim

I thought I knew who I was


It wasn’t until I became adrift, stopping to untie knots,

that I allowed this true reflection to stretch

until I became

 

the person I am meant to be,

laid bare, liberated from the trappings of

the person I am not




photo: Flickr

prompts: Nia W., #TastyPoem, WordPress Daily Post

*One of today’s prompts comes from my student. The first stanza comes from her poem.

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