[self] Oppression

[self] Oppression

A Chapter by Dr. YumnaKay
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Experimental writing. Written during my negative phase a few weeks back.

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I stroked my scars, self inflicted,
loving the patterns they have
left on my skin

for each of the scars hide
a memory [untold]
and promises [unkept]

I ate my fears, my throat
still parched, a little raw,
as beautiful lies regurgitate

the tip of my tongue burns
while in the back of my mind
artful phrases reverberate;

I held my gaze, the mirror
reflects my distorted features
and smeared matte lipstick,

the air thick with perfumed
sickness; I made myself
a victim to [self] oppression.


© 2019 Dr. YumnaKay


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Oh. This tears my heart. I remember this feeling. I was too broken to be fixed. I remember i was desperate for someone to fix me. And I was ashamed of myself so I hid my true feelings.
Don't keep hiding this!
"you can't be fixed unless you have all the pieces"

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

True, you can't be fixed without the pieces, but what if someone doesn't want to be fixed?... Someti.. read more
Sarah_Allen

1 Year Ago

Who the hell doesnt want to be fixed? No offense, but your turnin into this "im so broken and it hur.. read more



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Oh. This tears my heart. I remember this feeling. I was too broken to be fixed. I remember i was desperate for someone to fix me. And I was ashamed of myself so I hid my true feelings.
Don't keep hiding this!
"you can't be fixed unless you have all the pieces"

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

True, you can't be fixed without the pieces, but what if someone doesn't want to be fixed?... Someti.. read more
Sarah_Allen

1 Year Ago

Who the hell doesnt want to be fixed? No offense, but your turnin into this "im so broken and it hur.. read more
This is really great poetry. Loved reading it! Well done!


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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Thank you. Glad you like it :)
this is one nice writing it depicts on some days when we are down and everything seems to be black and dark

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Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much for appreciating and your words here, sette.
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Beautifully done. Every good person I know self flegellates. It is a part of recognising our own flaws.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Aye, so true.
Thank you so much for appreciating and your words here, Lyn.

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