If I stayed

If I stayed I would be proving myself to others,
I had to leave to prove myself to myself. 
If I Stayed I would love myself less,
I had to leave to love myself again. 
If I Stayed I would allow you to make me feel worthless,
I had to leave to see my value. 
If I stayed I would lose myself.
I had to leave to find me.
If I stayed I would be always tired,
I had to leave to become alive.
If I stayed I would watch you hurting me more,
I had to leave to heal.
If I stayed I would suffocate, 
I had to leave to breathe. 

I didn't leave because I stopped loving you, 
I left because I had to love me too.

2 thoughts on “If I stayed

  1. Krásne si to napísala a presne popísala moju odyseu spred 6 rokov. Som šťastná, že som odišla….pretože potom sa začali diať zázraky, keď som odvalila tú skalu, ktorá mi hatila životnú energiu. 🙂

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