Untouched

Untouched by Valerie Parente

My 25 and a half years of suffering doesn’t come from not feeling good enough.
This is a constant issue of feeling like I am good enough
but like God keeps setting me up
for a million and one lessons
about how there’s absolutely no one
who could ever give a fuck
about the body I managed to save
when I tried to die young.

And you can go ahead and say I’m insane for being so broken up
but maybe you’d understand my kind of hell if you spent 25 and a half years untouched
while your mind continues to level up
I get better every day
but the night never comes
where I go to bed with someone
and maybe that’s God’s way of saying
I’m not meant to be loved.

– Valerie Parente (5-20-2020)

One thought on “Untouched

  1. Sidharth says:

    Your emotions were so pure, you may feel broken but you are a poetic soul. Some of the most priceless treasures are often found in ruins. That’s something I learnt being broken myself. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful post! According to your convenience please do read some of my writings would love to know what you think about them. 😊

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