Retrospectively Thinking About Perfectionism

I once was told we are born pure

But the Devil is on a mission

Trying to trip our every step

Manipulating inhibitions

This ingrained a fear of mistakes

Though I want to make them all

Bruise my body, scrape my knees

I want to feel the fall

NSTW 06/2018

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Tina says:

    Actually we aren’t born pure. We are born into sin, but we still shouldn’t fear mistakes. We can learn from our mistakes. Sometimes that’s the only way we ever learn.

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  2. Tina says:

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful poem. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. shllyn says:

    That is something I am slowly coming to realise. Thank you so much for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

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