Self-Care

Sally Gallagher
Sep 17, 2019 · 1 min read

A Poem

Photo by jurien huggins on Unsplash

Raised to forgive and forget,
To empathize and sympathize.
My heart is limitless,
Generous and gentle,
Compassionate and considerate.
I can exhaust myself in others,
And discount my own needs,
Foolishly assuming others
will reciprocate.
It is not selfish, but self-compassion that leads me
back to protect
The fragileness of my soul.

inkMend

inkMend is a writer’s safe space on Medium to express experience with pain and write to heal from trauma. Inspired fiction, poetry, and non-fiction/memoir welcome.

Sally Gallagher

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Teacher, writer, animal lover; curious about the world, passionate about the people I love.

inkMend

inkMend

inkMend is a writer’s safe space on Medium to express experience with pain and write to heal from trauma. Inspired fiction, poetry, and non-fiction/memoir welcome.

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