Poem: Scars

An amazing poem written by KD from her patchwork heart. So beautiful! ❤

Her Patchwork Heart

Trigger warning: Self harm

This was written to be spoken word poetry put to music and such; maybe some day I’ll do that but for now, here it is in its plain ole typed form.


20180303_000002 This was drawn in response to the thought that no one sticks around…

I am not my scars
Or any of the things
that have happened to me.
I’m not the teen pregnancy
Not the miscarriage
Not the rape
Not the abuse
Those things aren’t who I’ve chosen to be
But more specifically
I stand for humanity and empathy
I do not succumb to bullies
That judge one for their past
Because you don’t know
Who I am
Who she is
Who he is
Where any of us have come from
the battles we’ve fought
The wars we’ve won
And the ones we’re still fighting

Inside of us there is art…

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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