Rachel Shadoff – Little Pieces
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[Rachel Shadoff – Little Pieces]
We give our trust.
We give our love.
We give smiles and opinions, laughs and condolences,
We give up our shoulders for leaning on,
And our knees for scraping,
We give up the parts of ourselves we’ve given up hiding.
I give in sometimes,
I give up more often,
And I long since gave up trying to cover all the pieces of me I don’t necessarily want to put on display, like my opinions and my love. Like my chest and my stomach, littered with scars. Like my trust. I never wanted to put it on display, but there it is in the showcase.
And we give so much of ourselves away it’s hard to remember who we are when we embark on this journey of self identity. Some days, it’s all I can do to put all my strength towards keeping pieces of me, hoping to piece together some sense of identity, some days.
On a quests to be selfless, there’s nothing of yourself left, and you are the one who gave away all the little pieces of you I would choose to keep.
You forgive yourself for forgetting the promises you made to never let it all slip away so easily as you realize, you’re back where you started. Wondering what is expected of you, because you still don’t seem to fit into anyone’s idea of who you should be, not a humanitarian but simply a forgery of a charity worker, who gave it all away never knowing the little pieces of yourself were gone forever. None of it was returned to you in good condition if at all. You simply forgot that it’s okay to keep some of yourself… for you.
As you rebuild who you think you used to be, you are careful. You give your trust sparingly, you love in limited quantities. And all that’s left of you are elbows and knees, scars and stories, left for the taking, to see what others may make of them.
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