a broken heart
a shattered soul
a lost future
memories untold
unwanted endings
unknown beginnings
a promising life
now seems unnerving

she takes a breath
sheds copious tears
her broken self
she does nurture
with self-love
and still with fear
she’ll brave horizons
new and unsure

© Sanch V @ Sanch Writes (31st August 2018)

***Linking with Reema and Vinay for the Wednesday Verses prompt ‘brave’***

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  • Reema D'souza
    31 August 2018 at 11:42 pm

    Beautifully done! Loved how you have brought the emotions along with the positivity in the end!

  • Soumya
    1 September 2018 at 12:20 am

    Oh yes, she’ll brave for sure!

    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      4 September 2018 at 9:53 am

      I think my subconscious was trying to tell me something… 🙂

  • Suzy
    1 September 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Very realistic, especially acknowledging that there may still be some fear, that being brave doesn’t mean there is no fear. Loved it.
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    • Sanch @ Sanch Writes
      4 September 2018 at 9:51 am

      I don’t think being brave is about being fearless…it’s about feeling the fear and doing something anyway. It’s what helps me get through life in general I think

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