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Scars left behind

My scars do not define me…
They make me.
They are not wrongs from the past,
they are lessons for a new beginning…
They’ve opened my eyes
to what I was too shallow to see,
too deaf to hear…
and too cowardly to speak…
They are no longer the chains
that would drag behind me…
They are what set me free.

                                                    Jessica Kuilan

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  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Jessica :-) Congratulations with your deep winning poem... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:28:00 AM
    Belated conrats on your top spot Jessica xx

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 7:08:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win and your bravery . Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 9:43:00 PM
    you speak words of strength and honor, congrats on your win, love xxx

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Great take on the contest, I really like this positive piece.