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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: January 7, 2021

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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