We’ve all been hurt whether it was at the hand of a man, a mother, a sister, a friend, or another. Processing through our pain can be challenging. I wrote this poem some years ago about one instance where I had to face a hurt I experienced. As I wrote it, I realized there were many instances behind the pain I’d experienced, and I read this frequently to remind me how I should respond to being hurt by someone. I pray this ministers to you.

How do you work through something that has become as hard as concrete?

I’ve just been laying down all of these feelings that keep coming back to me.

We’re making tracks

through my heart’s garden,