Shadows

It is up to you what you allow to follow you around

Photo by yang miao on Unsplash

I know you are there,
Lurking under my bed,
Around the corner,
At the store,
In my car,
Everywhere I go,
Like a shadow that I cannot shake,
Why won’t you let me go,
I am not her,
She is long gone,
She doesn’t exist,
I do not live that life anymore,
You wrecked me,
You ruined me,
Shoving me around,
Controlling my every thought,
Consuming my dreams,
Swallowing…

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