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Body of Pain

by Cathlyn Cartier

Two weeks today
Marking the time
Since you first entered my life.

Two weeks to learn
More about me
And the methods I use to cope.

Discovering more about
What triggers you
The path you chose
And the sensations you use.

Discovering how
Each choice that I make
Revives the feelings
Of hate and betrayal

Two weeks have passed
And each day I learn more
My understanding increases
My tolerance grows

Yet, each day that dawns
My hope is renewed
My faith is restored
I'm one day closer to victory over you!

12/06/2012

Author's Note: This was composed on my phone as a status update on facebook. I've been dealing with debilitating pain for two weeks today, with no answers as to cause or resolution.

Posted on 12/06/2012
Copyright © 2019 Cathlyn Cartier

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Quentin S Clingerman on 12/23/13 at 05:19 PM

As I read this I surely trust that there was a resolution. Pain can be so traumatic! Thank God you know He is with you. Blessings of the Christmas Season.

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