It’s okay if you relapse.

A poem.

It’s okay if you relapse//it’s okay if you don’t achieve what you were trying to achieve when you wanted to achieve it/life is short unless you’re in pain, and then it’s/very long.//it’s okay if you need some time/it’s okay if healing is/not a line. It’s okay if the things that were ironed/become wrinkled again. And it’s okay//because brushing your teeth for thirty seconds/is better than not doing it at all. And a little bit of backtracking//doesn’t undo the work that was done/and every story has blips, and every hill//has another side. Every mountain has a cool, protected…



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