Unwanted

by Melissa Minners
 


 


 
In the corner of my mind

In the deepest recess

Sits a wounded child

Afraid and alone



Terrified of the world

Unable to commit

Afraid of the pain

She cringes from the unknown

 

Hiding from everyone

Yet always looming

Like a bad dream

That always returns

 

The wounded child waits

For the moment

When her deepest fears

Will be realized

 

She’ll be cast aside

 


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