Discovery

[Part of the Body Series]

I take off my jumper and am surprised at what I find. There are words scrawled all over my arm. Statements written in black permanent marker, all capital letters. Messages from the drunk-depressed girl I was last night to the sober-sad woman I am this evening.

They read:

THIS ENDS NOW.

NEVER AGAIN.

THIS IS IT.

NO MORE.

I don’t attempt to wash them off but I put the jumper back on. I can’t face any of my selves right now. The worst versions of me, the words on my arm and the decisions I have made will still be there tomorrow.

[Read more: PiercingsTattoos, and Bones]

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7 thoughts on “Discovery

  1. “I don’t attempt to wash them off but I put the jumper back on. I can’t face any of my selves right now.”

    Poignant…but this is totally real! It’s beautiful in its realness. And I so feel for you!

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