leave me alone in my own home

this is my safe place

my home

my soul.


i pour everything

i am


for you to hold these words

close to your chest;

and for me

to purge out

these overwhelming


i own.


(knowing that this haven of mine

is known by people

who only want to

bring me down

is enough,


to completely

shatter me).


i am a tiny star

in a sea of constellations.

every time I come to this place,

i fear

that those who

long for my demise

have rampaged

my home

and destroyed

the peace.


(it is a long-held


and i am still scared).


– leave me alone in my own home.

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