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Carla appreciated

My friend Carla was trying to rescue me from Tony the tyranny of his beastility See: Carla has ownership of her own battles to win And I wasn't ready to let her abrasions suck me in Although: her heart is in the right place and now I appreciate that kindness comes in all kinds of formulas that are hard sometimes to study and comprehend See: She took me in when I was worn thin but I wasn't ready then to let go of the spinning from Tony He was betting on winning So I ran back to the game The habit she was trying to break I took one more beating til I ended the playing See: Carla thought she failed in trying to lend a hand but she didn't Perplexed for awhile she growled and never smiled at me Writing me off as a cause she had lost But through her willingness to open her heart I found the strength To get rid of Tony and I did it for me Because: she saw that I needed a little encouragement and that I could feel worth it In breaking the cycle that was chaining me See: Carla is like microdermabrasion Scrubbing the surface raw to reveal the beauty underneath the top layer of skin By telling the truth and not leaving you guessing And I have thanksgiving in mending our friendship She led me to Blessing the puppy that is helping in my healing Thanks to this friend I'm on the path to being whole again and I'm winning because she dealt me a hand that couldn't be beaten

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