How Far

From dead woman walking

(Constantly)

To a student killing it

The distance between them

Is well beyond five lines.

If you asked me how I got here,

Persistent, effort-full stumbling,

In the direction that scared me most.

Change,

has that power.

And, the power to heal.

Published by sickybeat

I am a writer with an extremely active imagination. I love learning answers to questions and what makes everything and everyone tick. I am a "Unique case, medically" if nothing else. I am flawed in my extreme aversion to failure (even when "success" isn't good for me,) but have come a long way in ditching the perfectionist mindset. I like people whose default setting toward others is compassion, an open mind, and honesty

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