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You Are Stronger Than Your Scars

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Very nicely done. I totally agree with you. I've used this same approach in my own life. I think sometime we pay more attention to what we're about to go through instead of how much you've...

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Your Wounds

© more by Lauren Jarvis-Gibson

Published by Family Friend Poems January 2021 with permission of the Author.

Time doesn’t heal wounds
to make you forget.

It doesn’t heal wounds to
erase the memories.

Time leaves you with a scar
to remind you of how you fought through it.

Time leaves you with a scar
to remind you of how you bled

and how you survived.

You survived.

ABOUT THE POET:

Lauren Jarvis-Gibson is a writer who writes about love, relationships, and mental health. Her writing has been featured on Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, and many others. She has published two books: In Regards to Forever and Paper Hearts.

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Very nicely done. I totally agree with you. I've used this same approach in my own life. I think sometime we pay more attention to what we're about to go through instead of how much you've already gone through and survived.

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