I had to spend 2 days with my EX. It was a pleasant time. I even like his new girlfriend. She and I get along like two peas in a pod. Now that I like her, I feel sorry for her. I pray she moves on. I would hate for her to endure what I did for 32 yrs.


Snake Skin Revelations

I saw you today, all day
and I was able to not hate you

Yes, you do not control my emotions
No more do you bring out the emotions of discomfort
The best thing I have felt regarding you
Is nothing.

Absolutely nothing.

You have no power over me
I am free of you.

Thank God, I am free of you

Yes, you are the father of my children
And grandfather to our grandchildren
But you are nothing to me.
You hold nothing that I want nor need.
It is the best feeling of freedom I have ever
felt in my life.

I have shed you like a snake sheds its old skin
We no more are dependent or apart of one another

I have a life of my own, you are just a face in the crowd

I thank the heavens for bringing me to this point of
no return.

I have shed the shackles that bind me, I have no
bars of control binding my spirit
I am completely free of your influence and manipulations

You have no power over me
I am a woman and I am a good woman

Your words, your fist no longer will take my soul apart
I am whole, I am free, I am me again.

(Hello Kathy, I am so glad you are back)

And you, Steve, have no power over me.

Thank the good Lord, I am through with you.

kathy lockhart
May 4, 2008





Poetry by Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2008-05-05 at 03:10

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Tom Farrell
Sometimes freedom is knowing the person that you have become and saying goodbye to those circumstances that are no longer a part of who you were! Praise God and you too!

Tom
2009-06-23


Hagzissa
Oh, I can so relate to this one!
And I can also relate to the feeling of victory when being able to move on and stand tall and say: You mean nothing to me anymore.
Great closure-text(hope I spelled that right).

Powerful writing indeed!
2008-05-10


Saga
You did what needed to be done, you let God solve this problem darling!!!!
2008-05-06


V.V.Ramesh
well written kathy :)
2008-05-05



A powerful text, witnessing how your inner strength has led you to liberation. May it give hope and strength to other women in similar situations!
2008-05-05


kath
You have made a powerful journey that takes courage and soul to succeed in making ... I am glad you have found peace ,,,,
2008-05-05


lastromantichero The PoetBay support member heart!
Katherine i am so glad that this fellow is expurgated form your life and your heart. This poem is so powerful and so hard hitting wow baby if he didnt know them he does now sweetheartwell done on your courage baby and remember i lobe you endlessly xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxylk ly vvvm
2008-05-05


Rob Graber
Sometimes moving on is what it takes... Eloquent.
2008-05-05