I forgive you
for not wanting
to spoil the darkness
that consumes you
with the love I bring
but surely
the toll for dishevelment
is worth the expense
to climb out
of its jaws

© Tamara Natividad | | Written 25 April, 2017


The final step in forgiveness is the uncaging of the bird that cost one one’s freedom.

© Tamara Natividad | | Written 17 February, 2011