The Lark
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The Lark

Strength Reclaimed


Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

Broken promises
Empty vows disintegrate
Disappointment swells

Accusations fly
Shot by crossbows rife with hate
Resentment unfurls

Fueled by bouts of rage
Tears come crashing to the dirt
Sobering my brain



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Lauren Warliga

Lauren Warliga

Lauren brings insight and humor to weight gain, relationships, parenting, work, divorce, and bad dates. She lives in NC with her two kids and three dogs.