Before and Now

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  • Road trips and family vacation made me nervous.
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  • It gave me anxiety to be far away from my home.
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  • I used to hate leaving and swore that I wasn't going far.
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  • That is who I was,
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  • scared and timid and in a box.
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  • Being content with myself I left it alone.
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  • Years went by just like this,
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  • ill destruction shock the foundation of the family.
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  • Anxiety creeped back in, for I didn't know where my home was.
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  • Hurt, confusion, and loneliness drowned me.
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  • At my most raw self
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  • something fait stirred inside.
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  •  Was it an idea?
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  •  Was it insanity?
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  • The tickle grew.
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  • It felt like... wonder? 
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  • Leading me to think
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  • all about places I could go, people that I could be.
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  • All that thinking go me walking out side of the box.
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  • ideas that took me to leave, travel, fly
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  • all the things I thought that would never happen.
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  • Finding comfort by
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  • soring in scratchy coach and climbing deep inside valleys,
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  • seeking an finding myself in a selfless manner.
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  • Looking back I wouldn't change a thing.
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  • Now seeing over a great deal of white dusty snow,
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  • on the top of a mountain is where is where
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  • I found my home.

 

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