despite

When my heart took up more of my body than I knew what to do with.

When to draw breath was much too hard.

When the joints could not bend without hurt.

Healing is when the body learns to forgive itself for what it has done.

Despite everything, it lets itself live.

© 2015 Anna-Christina Betekhtin, All Rights Reserved.


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