After a while..
After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand & changing a soul and you learn that love doesn't mean leaning and company doesn't mean security.
You begin to learn that kisses aren't contracts and presents aren't promises. You begin to accept your defeats with your head up & your eyes ahead with the grace of a woman, not the grief of a child. You learn to build all your roads on today because tomorrow's ground is to uncertain, for plans and futures have a way of falling down mid-flight. After a while you learn even sunshine burns if you get too much.
So plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
You'll learn that you really can endure that you are really strong & that you do have worth and you'll learn and learn with every goodbye you'll learn.
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