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In Your Shadow

A small piece about coming to terms with being mistreated and being ready to walk away from toxic relationships of any kind

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You have always needed to be better than me

Always needed to belittle or exclude me in smalls ways

So that only you and I would notice

For the most part, I have allowed this

I opened the door that let your behavior in

I stepped aside to clear a path for you

I dimmed my light so that you could shine

But I know that behind your breaking laugh

and your small stature

You are bigger and darker than you appear

You can disguise that all you want, but you and I know it's there

And I would rather walk alone, than together in your shadow

By The Ink & Salt Club

From United States

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