unearthed. (the voice.)

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(image credit: walkerj.)

you have to burn…you must…you will be made whole…raw…uncovered…your skin must go…it will hurt…it will burn…it must…it should… the burn is good…the deeper…the better…the skin will come off…it will peel off in the flames…this is the way…this is the truth…this is the light…this is the war…the war to healing…who you have been is not who you are…peel off your skin…you will be raw…it is the only way to yourself…to who you are meant to be…you’re going to cry…cry… it will burn…the burn will half-kill you…the hotter…the better…you will be left raw…smoldering…you will emerge…on fire…the salt seas will cover you…you will scream…scream…you will not drown…you will heal…if you don’t reject the raw…if you embrace the way…the truth…the light…the heal…the sun…the burn will half-kill you…you will become who you are supposed to be…emerge…as your true self…

she jumps awake
she opens her eyes

“two full moons to go, my love. keep your breath.”

she is left alone

breathing deeply through it