I burned my life to the ground.
Now I am ashes waiting on the phoenix.
All I ever wanted in this great wide world
was to be
So I took my naked voice to sing for 2,000 deaf ears.
When it didn’t work, none of it:
the perfectionism, the accolades, the arrests,
the meltdowns, the violence, the risks,
the wins, the losses
Proud as a Valkyrie
I set it all on fire.
And I am very much alive.
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