It’s Not That

It’s Not That

It’s not that I don’t care

When I leave my phone off

It’s not that I don’t care

When I don’t get out of bed

Because I do care

But some days I have nothing left to give

My tongue turns sharp and cruel

Eyes cold and hard

Heart frozen in ice

Those days I can’t fight

The demons that scream inside

At the same time as being kind

Those days my bitterness shines back at me in everyone’s eyes

And I cry

I won’t beg you to stay

You deserve more than me

More than this

So

I’ll smile and say

“Go.”

~ Bluebell Rizzi

4 thoughts on “It’s Not That

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  1. With others being kind
    and from the heart
    smiling and singing
    it’s the best way to fight
    with the love you are bringing.

    Sometimes is more difficult
    I know it aches
    and those demons
    won’t give you a break
    even if it gets this difficult
    we’ll need
    to rise up the stakes
    seeking help from others
    is the new strategy
    you may need to take.

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