MLMM Photo Challenge — You Will Always Be You

I was your pawn and you used me for your own selfish purposes.

I didn’t nourish your haughty ways enough to satisfy you.

I didn’t lift up your ego sufficiently to make you feel good about yourself.

In your uncontrolled rage, you had no qualms about taking that knife and slashing my cheek.

In time, though my scar will heal.

But you are who you are and you will always be you.

Written for the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge. Photo credit: Pixabay. Also for these daily prompts: Tuesday Use It In a Sentence (pawn), Word of the Day Challenge (nourish), Your Daily Word Prompt (haughty), The Daily Spur (lift), and Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (qualms).

18 thoughts on “MLMM Photo Challenge — You Will Always Be You

  1. Marleen July 27, 2021 / 1:39 pm

    Yeah, that ain’t okay.

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    • Fandango July 27, 2021 / 1:52 pm

      Thanks, Carol Anne.


  2. Sadje July 27, 2021 / 5:38 pm

    Nice poem Fandango! Your poetry is improving Day by day.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Nope, Not Pam July 29, 2021 / 3:24 am

    Wow, that is so powerful

    Liked by 2 people

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